The Sydney Juris Doctor (JD) - HOW TO APPLY – DOMESTIC STUDENTS
Juris Doctor – Application
Applications for the JD are through the postgraduate portal of the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) website
UAC codes for the Sydney Juris Doctor are:
|Juris Doctor Commonwealth Support Place (CSP)||980200|
|Juris Doctor Domestic Full Fee (DFEE)||980205|
You may wish to apply for either or both.
Applications for 2016 will open in September 2015.
Juris Doctor – Entry
You will need to a have a degree in another discipline to apply for entry into the JD. Entry will be competitively based and you will be assessed on academic performance only. The criteria are 25% ATAR or equivalent and 75% tertiary grade point average. If you have more than one degree, the tertiary record will be assessed on the best degree.
Your chances may be improved if you have completed a research degree, a masters’ coursework degree or an honours degree. If you do not have an ATAR or equivalent you will be assessed on your tertiary record alone.
Juris Doctor – Transfer from another Juris Doctor
If you have completed at least one year or equivalent of a juris doctor you will be assessed on the grade point average for your first year. You will not be considered for entry if you have completed more than one year of study in a juris doctor at another institution. You will require a distinction grade point average for a Commonwealth Supported Place. You will require a credit grade point average for a domestic full fee place.
Juris Doctor – Transfer from Full Fee to CSP
If you accept a full fee place in the Juris Doctor you can reapply the following and subsequent years for a CSP place. You will have to complete at least one year or equivalent. You will be assessed on your grade point average for your first and subsequent years. You will require a distinction grade point average.
Important dates for JD offer rounds via UAC - Domestic Students
Offer dates will be advised in September
|Early Round||December 2015|
|January Round||January 2016|
|Late Round||February 2016|
Please note: Accepting an earlier offer from another Law School will not affect your Sydney JD application. You will still receive an offer if you are eligible. Accepting a fee offer from Sydney does not affect your CSP preference. You will be assessed if places are still available in later rounds.