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Monash University

Melbourne , Victoria ,Australia

Juris Doctor

Our Juris Doctor is an intensive, graduate entry law degree designed for non-law graduates. The Monash JD recognizes the specific needs of graduate entrants and teaches the knowledge and skills available only from one of Australia's leading law schools. We offer small class sizes and innovative teaching to promote interactivity and in-depth learning. All classes are taught at the city-based Monash Law Chambers, located in the heart of Melbourne's legal precinct.

This three years full-time (six-year part-time) graduate entry law degree provides high-quality graduate-level education in the theory and practice of the law. The course focuses on the knowledge, legal skills, and professional ethics expected of legal practitioners. The flexible nature of the Monash JD allows you to tailor your workload to suit your professional and personal commitments.

Campus Information

Law Chambers

Located at 555 Lonsdale Street, the city campus sits near the bustling intersection of Lonsdale and William Streets, home to the Supreme Court of Victoria, County Court of Victoria and Melbourne Magistrates' Court. It is nestled between Owen Dixon Chambers and the Office of Public Prosecutions Victoria and is a short stroll to the Commonwealth Law Courts and the Children's Court of Victoria. ?The Facility provides substantial space for both staff & students with high quality teaching facilities and quiet study areas. Student amenities include a library node, a multi-purpose lounge and a kitchen, all conducive to creative and independent learning.

Intakes

  • Jan
  • May
  • Aug

Application Processing Time in Days: 30

Application Process

offer letter
10 Days
Payment
Days
Confirmation from the University
15 Days
Visa Processing
20 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Monash Arts Jobs and Careers

Monash Arts prepares our students for their professional futures and the impact they create in their organisations and communities.
There are over 81,240 Monash Arts alumni across 130 countries. Our global community includes The Hon. Daniel Andrews MP, The Hon. Dan Tehan MP, Adam Bandt MP, Bill Shorten MP, Sarah Abo, Yalda Hakim, Vance Joy, Professor Sharman Stone, Professor Emeritus Ariel Heryanto, H.E. Mr Arthur Spyrou, H.E. Mr Saleumxay Kommasith and thousands of influential graduates impacting communities, nations and the world for good.

We work as ...

Monash Arts graduates work as: Authors, Ambassadors, Analysts, Artists, Consultants, Creative Directors, Communication Specialists, Criminologists, Digital Consultants, Diplomats, Educators, Entrepreneurs, Executives, IT Specialists, Journalists, Media Presenters, Musicians, Linguists, Lawyers, Marketers, Media and Communication Specialists, Politicians, Policymakers, and a wide range of occupations.

With the flexibility of combining our Arts degree with Business, Engineering, Education, Science, IT and over 40 majors to choose from, our career opportunities are amplified.

We work in ...

The Arts, Business, Education, Government, IT, Science Law, Education, Not-for- Profit sectors.

Our top 20 employers in Australia include:

  • ABC
  • Accenture
  • ANZ Ban
  • Coles Group
  • Deakin University
  • Deloitte
  • Department of Environment, Land, Water
  • Department of Health & Human Services
  • Department of Education & Training
  • Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade
  • Department of Justice
  • Department Premier & Cabinet
  • Ernest & Young
  • Herbert Smith
  • Freehills
  • KPMG
  • Latrobe University
  • Minter Ellison
  • Monash Health
  • Monash University
  • National Australia Bank
  • PwC

PSW Opportunity

  • 2 year Post Study Work Visa Opportunity

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Qualifications

An Australian undergraduate degree (or equivalent) with at least a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 5.0 on a 7 point scale, or qualification/experience or satisfactory substitute that the faculty considers to be equivalent.

OR

An undergraduate degree (or equivalent) with at least a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 4.0 on a 7 point scale and an LSAT score of 150+ (taken within 5 years prior to applying for admission). If, in addition to a bachelor's degree (or equivalent) you have incomplete studies in a law admission degree course, a minimum GPA of 5.0 on a 7 point scale in the law studies, with no fail result in the final year, is required.

  • Course Code: 094912D
  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Masters/PG Degree
  • Duration: 03 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 131700 AUD
    Annual Cost of Living: 21041 AUD
    Application Fee: 100 AUD
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