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Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD), ANU College of Law

A single four year research degree offered by the ANU College of Law

SJD
  • Length 4 year full-time
  • Minimum 192 Units
  • Academic plan 9031XSJD
  • CRICOS code 030003D
  • Length 4 year full-time
  • Minimum 192 Units
  • Academic plan 9031XSJD
  • CRICOS code 030003D
Annual indicative fee for international students
$30,111.00

Scholarships

ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to current and future students to assist with the cost of their studies. The University is committed to enabling all students, regardless of their background, to achieve their best at ANU and realise their potential. 

Eligibility for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are.  Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.

For further information see the Scholarships website.

The Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD) is a professional doctorate that combines research with coursework. Approved applicants must complete four courses from the postgraduate range of courses, except Fundamental or Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice (GDLP) courses, followed by a thesis of 65,000 words. Each candidate has a supervisor and at least one other advisor.

Duration

The degree will normally be completed in four years of full-time or equivalent part-time study. Please note that some scholarships are for a maximum of 3.5 years at present with a possible extension. Before proceeding to the thesis portion of the degree, students must achieve a distinction aveage in their coursework.

Entry requirements

Entrey requirements are a first or upper second class honours degree in law or equivalent qualification. Alternatively entry can be gained from the Master of Laws program.

How to apply

For information about how to apply, go to: http://law.anu.edu.au/hdr/how-apply

Career Options

ANU provides you with more choice for your entrance score by offering the new Flexible Double Degree program.

The ANU Flexible Double Degree lets you build skills for your chosen career without forfeiting your passion.  It's your choice to build a double degree partnership that suits your head and your heart.http://students.anu.edu.au/applications/

Further Information

The Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD) is a professional doctorate that combines research with coursework.  Approved applicants must complete four courses from the postgraduate range of courses, except Fundamental or Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice (GDLP) courses, followed by a thesis of 65,000 words.  Each candidate has a supervisor and at least one other advisor.

Duration

The degree will normally be completed in four years of full-time study or equivalent part-time study.  Please note that some scholarships are for a maximum of 3 years at present with a possible extension.  Before proceeding to the thesis portion of the degree, students must achieve a distinction average in their coursework.

Entry requirements

Entry requirements are a first or upper second class honours degree or equivalent qualification.  Alternatively, entry can be gained from the Master of Laws program.

How to apply

For information about how to apply, go to:  http://law.anu.edu.au/hdr/how-apply


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