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Juridical Science
Doctor of Juridical Science
Doctor of Juridical Science

Doctor of Juridical Science

  • ID:UWA610016
  • Level:Doctoral Degree (Phd, M.D., ...)
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • Application Fee:$100.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$37,275.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$7,635.00
  • Application Fee:$100.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$37,275.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$7,635.00
Estimated Total/program:
$180,040.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have:

  • (a) the Bachelor of Laws with first or upper second class honours; or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;

or

  • (b)(i) a Juris Doctor or Master of Laws, including a 12 point research project, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and (ii) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 70 per cent;

or

  • (c)(i) a bachelor's degree in law, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and (ii) evidence of adequate research preparation as recognised by UWA; and (iii) at least two years of relevant professional experience

Tertiary-level (university) students

To study at UWA as a Study Abroad or exchange student you should normally:

  • have completed one semester of tertiary study at a recognised institution
  • have a nomination from your home university to participate in the UWA Study Abroad program or complete and submit the Home University Authorisation form
  • be in good academic standing at your home university

High school students

To study at UWA as a Study Abroad or exchange student you should normally:

  • have completed a high school qualification in accordance with the admission requirements for entry to the relevant bachelor's degree programs at UWA (for example, BA and BSc)

English requirements

  • Qualification through WACE, TEE or equivalent
    • Pass in English, English Literature, or English as a Second Language
  • GCE O-level (GCSE and IGCSE)
    • Minimum grade C / C6 in English, English Language, English (First Language) or English Literature.
    • Minimum grade A in IGCSE English as a Second Language, with grade 1(One) in Oral/Aural Communication.
    • Must be endorsed by CIE, OCR, Edexcel, AQA or other UK authority (independent and school-assessed O-levels are not sufficient).
  • TOEFL (paper-based)
    • 570 with a Test of Written English (TWE) of no less than 4.5
    • Scholarship applicants require 580, with 45 in the Test of Spoken English (TSE) and 4.5 in the Test of Written English (TWE)
  • IBT TOEFL (Internet-based test score)
    • 82 with 22 for writing, 20 for speaking, 20 for listening, and 18 for reading
  • IELTS (Academic)
    • 6.5 (no band lower than 6.0)
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English
    • C pass
  • Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English
    • B grade
  • CELT Bridging Course
    • Overall score of 70% with a minimum of 65% for each section
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) (Academic)
    • Overall score of 64 with a minimum score of 64 in the Reading and Writing sections, 59 in the Speaking section and 54 in the Listening section.
    • The Law School requires an overall score of 70 with a minimum score of 70 in each section.

Other requirements

Higher English scores are required for admission to higher degrees in some faculties at UWA:

  • Law: overall IELTS of 7.5, with a minimum score of 7.5 for reading and writing and a minimum of 7.0 for speaking and listening.
  • Education: overall IELTS score of 7.0, with a minimum of 6.5 in reading and writing.
  • Dentistry: overall IELTS score of 7.0, with a minimum of 6.5 in reading and writing.
  • Business: overall IELTS score of 6.5, with a minimum of 6.5 in reading and writing.

Course Information

This Doctoral program is designed for law graduates with relevant experience. It involves completion of a combination of coursework units and a 50,000 to 60,000 word thesis. Prior to being admitted to candidature an applicant may be required by the Governing Board to undertake any of the following: (a) complete such courses, lectures, seminars and other work as may be directed; (b) complete such research preparation as directed and provide particulars of the progress and results of the research as requested; or (3) pass an examination approved by the Board. For further information visit the UWA Handbook web page.

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