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Take your studies to a new level with a postgraduate degree and discover what career opportunities lie ahead.
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If you’re interested in furthering your career by studying this postgraduate degree, find out the admission details below.
(a) a relevant bachelor's degree or equivalent as recognised by UWA;
(b) the equivalent of a UWA grade point average (GPA) of at least 5.5;
(c) Law School Admission Test (LSAT) score within five years prior to applying for admission to the course.
(2) UWA Direct Pathway students are exempt from 4.(1) (c) .
(3) To be considered for admission to this course an indigenous applicant must have—
(a) met the general admission requirements under 4.(1);
(b)(i) a bachelor's degree via the UWA Indigenous Assured Entry Pathway; and
(ii) the equivalent of a UWA GPA of at least 5.0;
(c)(i) an Advanced Diploma in Indigenous Legal Studies of this University; and
(ii) the equivalent of a UWA GPA of at least 5.5;
(d)(i) a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and
(ii) a School of Indigenous Studies Law Admission Test score.
(4) To be considered for admission to this course via the Equity and Diversity Pathway an applicant must have—
(a)(i) held a protection, refugee or humanitarian visa within seven years prior to applying for admission to this course; or
(ii) experienced significant personal, medical, social, educational, cultural or financial disadvantage or hardship, including any disadvantage or hardship resulting from an applicant's sexual orientation or gender identity that has had an effect on their prior academic studies;
(b) a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;
(c)(i) the equivalent of a UWA GPA of at least 5.5 across all tertiary studies; or
(ii) the equivalent of a UWA GPA of at least 5.0 across all tertiary studies; and a satisfactory LSAT score as determined by the JD selection committee (comprised of members nominated by the Dean of the UWA Law School) that places the student within the quota for this pathway.
(5) To be considered for transfer to this course an applicant must have—
(a) at a minimum completed the equivalent of a full semester of the UWA Juris Doctor course at an Australian University;
(b) achieved the equivalent of a UWA GPA of at least 5.0 in that Juris Doctor course.
(6) Students transferring from another Juris Doctor course are exempt from 4.(1) (c).
(7) Before admission, international students must obtain a criminal record check from their country of origin or recent residence.
How to apply
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About The Course
- Available 2017
- Semester 1
- The estimated time commitment for a standard full-time enrolment is approximately 46 hours per week (over 13 weeks) which includes contact hours, personal study and examinations.
- 072184B, 089786C
Postgraduate coursework degrees and combined (coursework and research) degrees comprise a number of units. Refer to the course structure for more information.