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Macquarie Law School launching Juris Doctor in 2014

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Launching in 2014, Macquarie Law School in Australia will commence the Juris Doctor law program.  It is a postgraduate qualification in law that will prepare you for a range of legal professions in Australia and globally. 

Macquarie University began in 1964 in the Sydney suburb of North Ryde. Over 35,000 students were enrolled in 2003, with approximately 6,000 of these as international students from more than 80 countries.

 Honouring its reputation as one of Australia’s leading educational institutions; Macquarie is committed to providing students with quality academic knowledge and unparalleled life experience.

The Juris Doctor (JD) program continues the School’s tradition of providing interdisciplinary perspectives on the study of law. You will not only know what the law is, but also discover its origins, assess its effectiveness and consider the need for reform.

Key features

  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of the Australian legal system, including an international law perspective
  • Gain the analytical, writing and advocacy skills required in the legal environment
  • Enhance your degree with our Participation and Community Engagement program which integrates learning with workplace experience
  • Opportunity to accelerate the rate of completion of your degree through summer session offerings
  • Possibility of specialisation in international law, environmental law, corporate and commercial law and social justice.

Suitable for

Students wanting to enter the legal profession or to develop a broad and comprehensive understanding of the Australian legal system.

Entry requirements

• Australian Bachelor degree or recognised equivalent• Minimum English Language Proficiency: IELTS or IELTS equivalent of 7.0 overall, with minimum 6.5 in each band

All applicants for undergraduate or postgraduate coursework studies at Macquarie University are required to provide evidence of proficiency in English.
For more information see English Language Requirements.

You may satisfy the English language requirements if you have completed:

  • senior secondary studies equivalent to the NSW HSC
  • one year of Australian or comparable tertiary study in a country of qualification

There is still time to apply to the Juris Doctor program at Macquarie University.  For more information on Australian Law Schools in Australia or Macquarie University, contact KOM Consultants, your leader in International Education for law schools in Australia & the UK.