WHO SHOULD ENROL

Enrolment in the Southeast Asia Field School is available to:

  • Current undergraduate, Juris Doctor and postgraduate law students from the University of Sydney
  • Undergraduate, Juris Doctor and postgraduate cross-institutional law students currently enrolled at an Australian or overseas university who are seeking to obtain credit towards a tertiary award
  • Students with appropriate tertiary education qualifications who are seeking to enrol for non-degree purposes, or for credit towards a non-law tertiary award.

Please note that preference is given to University of Sydney law students and then to cross-institutional law students. Non-degree and non-law applications are considered only if space permits.

Postgraduate Students

The Southeast Asia Field School can be credited towards the following University of Sydney Postgraduate degrees and diplomas:

  • Doctor of Juridicial Studies (SJD)
  • Graduate Diploma in Law (GradDipLaw)
  • Graduate Diploma in International Business Law (GradDipIntlBusLaw)
  • Graduate Diploma in International Law (GradDipIntlLaw)
  • Master of Business Law (MBL)
  • Master of Global Law (MGlobL)
  • Master of International Law (MIL)
  • Master of International Business & Law (MIntlBusLaw)
  • Master of Laws (LLM)

The Postgraduate unit LAWS6149 Legal Pluralism in Southeast Asia is worth 12 credit points (one-quarter of an annual full-time workload) and is available to both University of Sydney and Cross-institutional Master’s/Diploma students.

Juris Doctor students

The unit is offered as a 6 credit point elective (LAWS5194 Legal Systems in Southeast Asia) to JD applicants must have completed the first year of a JD program. Sydney JD students must ensure they have made satisfactory progress in their core units to be eligible to enrol (usually a minimum of 72 credit points at the commencement of the session). Cross-institutional students who have made sufficient progress in the Juris Doctor at their home institutional are also eligible to apply.

Undergraduate students from Sydney Law School

The unit is offered as a 6 credit point elective (LAWS3494 Legal Systems in Southeast Asia) in the Bachelor of Laws degree and is available to undergraduate law students from the University of Sydney who have completed at least third year Combined Law, or first year Graduate Law. University of Sydney Combined Law students please note that you must have completed all the requirements of your first degree by the end of Semester One, 2013, including all law units of study, in order to be eligible for the unit of study.

Cross-institutional applicants

Cross-institutional applicants are advised to contact their home institution to confirm that the Southeast Asia Field School can be credited to their degree. Students are required to obtain written permission from their home institution before applying and paying the non-refundable deposit.