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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.

Overview

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When you study at Griffith, you’re studying among the world’s best. We are the highest ranked Australian university for law and #29 worldwide in the 2019 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.

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Griffith University Climbs Higher in THE World University Rankings


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has performed strongly in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Rankings 2021, improving in eight of the 13 indicators and consolidating its position in the 201-250 band for a second year in a row.

The University was also ranked 13th in the country.

Vice Chancellor and President Professor Carolyn Evans said the THE World University Rankings were a highly regarded industry measure comparing more than 1500 institutions.

“This is a terrific reflection of the University’s performance across a range of key measures, …

Griffith University Renews Partnership with Queensland Airports


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and Queensland Airports Limited (QAL) will continue their partnership for a further three years after renewing a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU).

Vice Chancellor and President Professor Carolyn Evans said the extension of the MOU would provide valuable opportunities for Griffith students and QAL, benefitting Gold Coast business and industry more widely.

“Renewing the MOU ensures continued collaboration in the fields of aviation, customer-focused technology and tourism, giving more options for student internships and work experience, …

Griffith Researchers Take Next Step In Covid-19 Vaccine Development


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Mouse model trials will begin shortly on several COVID-19 vaccine candidates developed by scientists.

Lead researcher Professor Bernd Rehm (above) at the Griffith Institute for Drug Discovery (GRIDD) has spearheaded the development of the platform technology which uses a synthetic version of the virus (SARS-CoV-2) which meansselected virus componentsare assembled by safe microbial cell factories. This allows rapid vaccine design combined with a high-yield bioprocess for mass production of the vaccine. …

Griffith University Design Graduate Rockets Up The Bestseller List


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Queensland College of Art design alumnus Andrew Kolb has rocketed up the bestseller lists with his popular picture books and has also brought his distinctive style to collaborations with Pixar and Marvel.

The Canadian author, artist and designer credits his time as an international student at Griffith with providing the inspiration for his debut picture book, Edmund Unravels.

‘I made lifelong connections at Griffith’

“The first book I authored and illustrated is about travel and missing home and keeping yourself centred. …

Griffith University Film Alumni Nominated For International Emmy Awards


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Two animation projects by Griffith film alumni have been nominated for International Emmy Awards.

A remarkable year

Bluey was nominated in the Kids / Preschool category. It caps off a remarkable year for the homegrown heroes, who shattered viewing records, won a Logie and took the show global, after inking a distribution deal with Disney.

Created by Griffith Film School alumnus Joe Brumm, the series is produced GFS alumnus Daley Pearson and employs scores of Griffith animation graduates and student interns. …


ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Award Title:Juris Doctor
Length of Program:2 – 3 years full time (6 semesters)
Intake:February, July, November
Application Dates:Applicants are advised to apply 9 months in advance
Annual Tuition Fees:Contact KOM Consultants for latest tuition fees 1-877-318-8203
Faculty:Law
Country:Australia