HOW TO APPLY FOR THE SYDNEY JD – 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 2014 will open on 5 September 2013.

Juris Doctor - Offer Dates

Early Offers through UAC: Thursday, 28 November 2013

Offers will be published through UAC at 9:00 am, Thursday, 28 November 2013

Early Offers Enrolment
Date: Enrolment in-person
13 December 2013
Times: 10AM-12PM Surname (A-K)
1PM-3PM Surname (L-Z)
Location: Foyer, Level 2, New Law School Building

Main Offers through UAC: Thursday, 16 January 2014

Offers will be published through UAC at 9:00 am, Thursday, 16 January 2014

Main Offers Enrolment
Date: Enrolment in-person
23 January 2014
Times: 10AM-12PM Surname (A-K)
1PM-3PM Surname (L-Z)
Location: Foyer, Level 2, New Law School Building

Late Offers through UAC: Thursday, 30 January 2013

Offers will be published through UAC at 9:00 am, Thursday, 30 January 2014

Late Offers Enrolment
Date: Enrolment in-person
3 February 2014
Time: 1PM-3PM (A-Z)
Location: Foyer, Level 2, New Law School Building

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.