Juris Doctor / Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (GDL)

University of Newcastle, Australia Australia

Cricos: 00109J

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The award
GDL

How long you will study
3 Years

Domestic course fees
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How you will study
full-time

Course starts
January

International course fees
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About Juris Doctor / Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice at University of Newcastle, Australia

Designed for university graduates, Newcastle Law School's Juris Doctor (JD) and the embedded Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (GDLP) will not only open doors to employment as a lawyer, it will provide you with professional skills and attributes that are in high demand in other industries and professions.

At most other law schools, after you finish your JD you must then undertake practical legal training and arrange supervised legal workplace experience before you can apply to be a lawyer. As part of the embedded GDLP, we provide the required practical legal training and we guarantee to arrange the required supervised legal workplace experience for you. This means you can be ready to practise law after three years of full time study, with no need for further supervision or training before you start your legal career.

The JD/GDLP is not only accredited in Australia; with some further study it can help qualify you to practise law in a number of other common law countries, including Canada, New Zealand and the United Kingdom.

Study options for this course

  • The award How you will study How long you will study Course starts Domestic course fees International course fees
  • The awardGDLHow you will studyFull-timeHow long you will study3 years
    Course startsJanuaryDomestic course fees find outInternational course fees find out

Entry requirements

All Applicants must demonstrate that they meet the University's English proficiency requirement. Further information regarding English language proficiency requirements can be found at the English Language Proficiency for Admission Policy here.

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