|Study the Juris Doctor at Melbourne Law School|
As a city, Melbourne is an exciting hub of cultural, social, sporting and business life. The law school is located only a five-minute tram ride or a 15-minute walk from the city centre, and is positioned right next to the inner-city suburb of Carlton. The school’s contemporary and purpose-built facilities are located adjacent to the historic and leafy university campus.The Melbourne Law School building has been designed specifically for legal education. This state-of-the-art building has simulated court facilities, purpose-built study spaces, a library spanning three levels and comfortable student areas for group work and relaxation. Its Legal Research Centre spans three floors of the law school building, and contains a rich legal collection comprising more than 180,000 volumes of reports, legislation, legal journals and treatises. The LRC also subscribes to major English language databases and has a permanent exhibition of rare books. It provides access to a wide range of the latest electronic resources for teaching and research today.
The Melbourne Law School experience introduces students to a strong community of legal educators, students, members of the legal profession, government and business institutions which will help establish networks for life. The school also provides students with a range of exciting international and career opportunities.
Melbourne Law School Juris Doctor Program
Program: Juris Doctor (JD)
Location: Melbourne, Victoria
Semester intake: February
Duration: 3 years (standard course structure); 2 or 2.5 years (accelerated course structure)
Juris Doctor Application TimelineApplications are assessed periodically throughout the application season on a rolling admissions basis. The earlier your application is submitted the better.
Early Applications – Round 1
JD Application Deadline: July 11, 2014
Latest LSAT sitting to apply in this round: June 29, 2014
LSAT Registration Closing Date: May 23, 2014
Applicants applying in Round 1 will be notified of the outcome of their application by August 27, 2014.
Late Applications – Round 2
JD Application Deadline: September 5, 2014
Latest LSAT sitting to apply in this round: October 5, 2014
LSAT Registration Closing Date: September 5, 2014 (TBC)