Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

This program will commence in Trimester 2, 2019.The Juris Doctor program will prepare you for a rewarding career. It is an alternative to the Bachelor of Laws for students who have completed an undergraduate degree in any discipline.Griffith Law School offers a professional legal curriculum that focuses on core areas of legal practice and the legal skills that lawyers must have. You will have the opportunity to choose law electives based on your interests, including clinical courses that emphasise practical legal skills, insights and experience. You will also have the option of completing a major in International Law or Canadian Law.You will make connections between law and ethics, legal theory, Indigenous issues, and internationalisation. You will also develop interdisciplinary understandings of law and legal work.You will take courses that cover areas such as Crime, Contracts, Property, Corporate Law, Torts and Theories of Law.If you complete the major in Canadian Law you will be eligible for entry into the legal profession in Canada's common law provinces, when accompanied by a Certificate of Qualification from the National Committee on Accreditation (NCA) of the Federation of Law Societies of Canada.This program can be completed in two years by taking courses across each trimester.The Juris Doctor is an AQF Level 9 Masters Extended degree.

Subjects

  • Administrative Law
  • Advanced Research Project in Law
  • Civil Procedure
  • Conservatorium Ensemble Studies
  • Constitutional Law
  • Contracts 1
  • Contracts 2
  • Corporations and Associations
  • Crime 1
  • Crime 2
  • Equity and Trusts
  • Ethics and Professional Responsibility in Practice
  • Evidence
  • Foundations of Law
  • Global Law
  • Property 1
  • Property 2
  • Theories of Law
  • Torts 1
  • Torts 2

Standard entry requirements

Non-law degree with 4.0 GPA minimum

Recognition

Griffith University grants credit and recognition of prior learning which may relate to prior formal learning or prior informal and non-formal learning. For more information, please visit the following website: https://www.griffith.edu.au/apply/credit-transfer Credit transfer Griffith's innovative Credit Precedent Database allows you to find out what credit decisions have been made in the past. These precedents will give you an idea of what you can expect. https://app.griffith.edu.au/credit-precedent/credit_result.php?ngpc=5734&-SortField=Linked%20Institution%20Name&-noresultserror=error.html&-search View credit precedents for this program

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Gold Coast Campus International: $109,500 No
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Nathan Campus International: $109,500 No
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 6 years
Online International: $109,500 No
  • Full-time : 2 years

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