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Griffith University Law School Graduate Entry

KOM Consultants are the official Canadian representative of Griffith University in Australia. Canadian applications to Griffith University’s Graduate Entry Juris Doctor program are submitted directly through KOM Consultants 1-877-318-8203 or info@komconsultants.com.



When you study law at Griffith, you’ll join a law school who are to dedicated to social justice and learn from award-winning teachers and researchers who are challenging the status quo and creating new legal knowledge, models and processes. Griffith is also proud to be the highest ranked Australian University for law in the 2021 Academic Ranking of World Universities.

Griffith University Juris Doctor Graduate Entry Overview

The Juris Doctor program at Griffith University 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 high-level research and clinical courses that emphasize 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 internationalization. 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.

Listen to KOM Alumni, Colleen Battersby, talk about her experience at Griffith Law:

Law for Canadians

Law for Canadians

Studying law at Griffith means a world-class legal education in one of Australia’s most popular beachside cities. We offer a dedicated graduate program tailored for Canadians who want to study in Australia, but work as a legal professional in Canada. You can accelerate your career in law by studying over our flexible trimesters and graduate in as little as two years.

We offer elective Canadian Law courses that give you credit towards your degree and prepare you for the NCA accreditation exams, we are one of the few Australian universities who offer these courses. You will also receive personalized advice from our knowledgeable experts in Canadian law on how to best prepare yourself.

Entry Requirements

To be eligible for admission to the Juris Doctor, an applicant must have completed a Bachelor degree or higher providing it is equivalent to 1.5 years of full-time study in a discipline other than law from a recognized tertiary institution with a minimum GPA of 4.0 on a 7-point scale (or equivalent)

Professional Recognition

Professional Recognition in Canada

Griffith University’s Juris Doctor is accepted 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. You must ensure you complete the five Canadian Law courses to help you prepare for the NCA exams while gaining credit towards your law degree.

KOM Consultants understands the process and requirements needed to enter the legal profession in Canada. Contact KOM Consultants for more information

All students applying directly through KOM Consultants will be supported with the latest information on the accreditation process.

Award Title:Juris Doctor
Length of Program:2 – 3 years full time (6 semesters)
Intake:February, July, November
Application Dates:Rolling Admissions
Annual Tuition Fees:Contact KOM Consultants for latest tuition fees 1-877-318-8203