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 2015 open on Thursday, 4 September 2014.
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.