About the Monash Juris Doctor

The Monash Juris Doctor is a graduate law degree designed to teach the knowledge and skills required to practice law. This innovative law degree recognizes the needs of graduates who wish to study law, providing the transferable skills and knowledge only a law degree from one of Australia’s leading universities can provide.

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Study law at Monash University, Melbourne
The JD is taught on a trimester basis. Each trimester runs for approximately 12 teaching weeks. Attendance is three years full-time. Students have the opportunity to choose up to eight elective units from an extensive range of options.

Classes are held in the heart of Melbourne’s legal precinct at the Monash University Law Chambers at 555 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne. Small classes, interactive learning and innovative teaching bring together passionate and dedicated individuals with diverse professional experiences in a stimulating and challenging environment.

If you complete a Monash Juris Doctor degree, you are eligible to apply to practice law in Canada. It is imperative that you understand the requirements and procedures associated with entering the legal profession in Canada. For more information, check out Australian Law Schools in Australia.

Monash Law School Juris Doctor

Program: Juris Doctor (JD)
Location: Melbourne, Victoria
Duration: 3 years (accelerated option: a minimum of 2.5 years)
Application deadline: Applications are generally assessed on a rolling admissions basis.

Starting semesters for the Monash University JD program:
  • May 2015
  • August 2015
  • January 2016

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