Cross-Institutional & Non-Degree Study at Sydney Law School

CROSS-INSTITUTIONAL STUDY

Cross-institutional study allows students enrolled in an accredited Juris Doctor degree at another Australian institution to undertake units at Sydney Law School for the purpose of credit to their degree. Upon completion a transcript can be obtained which outlines the units of study undertaken.

Eligibility Criteria and Unit Restrictions

Applications for non-degree study are considered based on the following conditions:

  • Applicants must be currently enrolled in a Juris Doctor at a recognised law school.
  • A maximum of 48 credit points (and no more than 24 credit points per semester) of cross-institutional study can be approved. Applicants seeking more than 48 credit points of study at Sydney Law School should apply for admission to the Juris Doctor via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).
  • Selection is based on academic merit. A law average equivalent to a Sydney Law School grade of Credit or higher with no fail grades is normally required. Applicants must also satisfy any unit pre-requisites for approval to be granted.
  • Applicants are not eligible to apply for units which have quota restrictions including: External Placement Program; International Law Moot; Social Justice Clinical Course; and Sydney Law Review.
  • Applicants are not eligible to apply for Bachelor of Laws or Master’s level units.
  • Other units may also be restricted at the time of application.

Application Process

For assistance in making an online application, please contact the Direct Applications Team, Student Centre. For law-specific enquiries please contact

Closing Dates

Semesters 1 and 2 2014 - 3 Janurary 2014
Late applications will not be considered.

Enrolment

Successful applicants will be required to attend an in-person enrolment day on Thursday 13 February 2014.


NON-DEGREE STUDY

Non-degree study allows students to undertake units for the purpose of continuing professional development or simply for interest without accruing credit points towards a degree award. Upon completion a transcript can be obtained which outlines the units of study undertaken.

Eligibility Criteria and Unit Restrictions

Applications for non-degree study are considered based on the following conditions:

  • Applicants must hold a Juris Doctor from a recognised law school.
  • A maximum of 48 credit points (and no more than 24 credit points per semester) of non-degree study can be approved.
  • Selection is based on academic merit. A law average equivalent to a Sydney Law School grade of Credit or higher with no fail grades is normally required. Applicants must also satisfy any unit pre-requisites for approval to be granted.
  • Applicants are not eligible to apply for units which have quota restrictions including: External Placement Program; International Law Moot; Social Justice Clinical Course; and Sydney Law Review.
  • Applicants are not eligible to apply for Bachelor of Laws or Master’s level units.
  • Other units may also be restricted at the time of application.

2014 Non-Degree Fee Rates

Domestic fee per 6cp unit: $4325
International fee per 6cp unit: $5050

Application Process

For assistance in making an online application, please contact the Direct Applications Team, Student Centre. For law-specific enquiries please contact .

Closing Dates

Semester 1 - 31 Janurary 2014
Semester 2 - 13 June 2014

Enrolment

Successful applicants who intend to undertake semester 1 units will be required to attend an in-person enrolment day on Thursday 13 February 2014. For applicants who intend to undertake only semester 2 units, enrolment details will be confirmed prior to semester 2 commencement.