Graduate degree pathway
How to become a lawyer
At Melbourne, a career in law begins with an undergraduate degree in any discipline followed by the Melbourne JD (Juris Doctor) graduate course.
Graduating with an undergraduate and graduate degree gives you a higher level of qualification than a traditional double degree.
Melbourne Law School is ranked No. 1 in Australia and No. 11 in the world by QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021, and No. 1 in Australia and No. 5 in the world by the Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject 2022.