The Sydney Juris Doctor (JD) – Student Contribution Rates, Costs and Fees

Domestic Commonwealth Supported Place

If you are a domestic Commonwealth supported student you will be required to pay on a deferred or up-front basis for each unit of study in which you are enrolled. A full-time, full-year domestic Commonwealth supported contribution for law in 2015 is $10,266. If you are an Australian Citizen you have the option to pay up-front and receive a discount, or defer and pay the full amount through the tax system. You can also make a partial payment. If you are an Australian Permanent Resident or a New Zealand Citizen you must pay up-front. You will be required to select a payment option at enrolment. It is possible to change your payment option throughout your degree program. Visit the Fees website for further information.

Domestic Full Fee

If you are a domestic full fee student you will be required to pay on a deferred or up-front basis for each unit of study in which you are enrolled. A full-time, full-year domestic full fee contribution for the Juris Doctor in 2015 is $36,000. If you are an Australian Citizen you have the option to defer and pay the full amount through FEE-HELP. If you are eligible, you may borrow up to the FEE-HELP limit. If you are an Australian Permanent Resident or a New Zealand Citizen you must pay up-front. You will be required to select a payment option at enrolment. It is possible to change your payment option throughout your degree program. Visit the Fees website for further information.

International Full Fee

If you are an international fee-paying student you are required to pay fees for each unit of study you complete. A full-time international fee contribution for 2015 will cost $42,000.

The estimated student contribution and fee-paying rates for domestic and international students are listed below. Fees may be subject to change. Please consult the Law School directly for the latest fee information. All amounts are in Australian dollars. You may also visit the Fees website for further information.

  2015
Domestic Commonwealth Supported Place  

$10,266

Domestic Full Fee

$36,000

International Full Fee

$42,000