Study a Juris Doctor
Pursue your aspiration of being a lawyer or gain legal skills to advance your career.
A TOP-CLASS LAW DEGREE
Designed for non-law graduates, Deakin's Juris Doctor combines commercial law with the development of practical skills essential to contemporary legal practice.Explore the course
Be a well-rounded legal practitioner
Always wanted to be a lawyer? Thrive in contemporary legal practice with sought-after legal skills that have a commercial focus.
Work on real-world cases
At Deakin's Law Clinic, you'll assist real clients and take cases to court.
Perfect balance between online and experiential learning
With online study options, complete your law degree without sacrificing your work, family and lifestyle commitments.
Top career paths by projected job growth.
A world class education
|DEAKIN Juris Doctor||
|Yearly intakes||2 intakes per year||1 intakes per year||3 intakes per year||2 intakes per year|
|Indicative annual fees||$34,200||$38,600||$42,000||$39,360|
|Course duration||36 months||36 months||36 months||36 months|
“ We help students develop skills, including advocacy, reasoning, critical thinking, informed advice, analysis and communication; all useful in their future employment and career. ”
DEAN, DEAKIN LAW SCHOOL
LEARN FROM THE BEST
“ Deakin law students have access to excellent teachers, most of whom practiced in law as well as having postgraduate qualifications. ”
SENIOR LECTURER, DEAKIN LAW SCHOOL
A DIVERSE SKILL SET
“ Even though I knew lawyers do a lot of different things, it wasn’t until I got into the program that I realised how diverse your options are when you have a law degree behind you. ”
JURIS DOCTOR STUDENT
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What you get in the guide