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What will I learn?

One of the Law School's key strengths, Jurisprudence comprises the teaching of legal theory, with a focus on philosophical and sociological aspects of law. This degree is designed to expose students to the importance of legal theory in its broad sense, which includes philosophical reflection, sociological theory and comparative enquiry.

Career Pathways

The program is particularly suited for interdisciplinary studies of law, catering for students who are interested in the principles and operations of legal systems or those who are interested in interdisciplinary research methodology.

Which department am I in?

The University of Sydney Law School

CRICOS

008402F

Study options

Full Time (0.5 years)

Tuition fees
A$26,250.00 (14,43,894) per year
Year 1 Tuition fee: AUD $26,250; This indicative tuition fee is subject to annual increase each year of your study, effective at the start of each calendar year; The given fee for full time and it's a guide for online students

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

25 June 2022

More details

Start date

1 August 2022

Venue

CBD Campus

133 Castlereagh Street,

THE UNIVERSITY OF SYDNEY,

New South Wales,

2006, SYDNEY, Australia

Full Time (0.5 years)

Tuition fees
A$26,250.00 (14,43,894) per year
Year 1 Tuition fee: AUD $26,250; This indicative tuition fee is subject to annual increase each year of your study, effective at the start of each calendar year; The given fee for full time and it's a guide for online students

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Application deadline

25 June 2022

More details

Start date

1 August 2022

Venue

The University of Sydney

Camperdown/Darlington Campus,

Level 5, JFR (Jane Foss Russell) Building, 160 City Road,

DARLINGTON,

New South Wales,

2008, SYDNEY, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

An Australian bachelor's degree or higher (minimum 60 percent average) or equivalent qualification

For international students

Available places will be offered to qualified applicants based on merit, according to the following admissions criteria. Admission to candidature for the Graduate Diploma in Jurisprudence requires a bachelor's degree from the University of Sydney; or an equivalent qualification.

IELTS: A minimum result of 7.0 overall and a minimum result of 6.0 in each band

TOEFL - IBT score: A minimum result of 96 overall including a minimum result of 17 in Reading, Listening and Speaking and 19 in Writing

Pearsons Test of English: A minimum result of 68 overall and a minimum result of 54 in each band

Application deadline: Jan/31 for Semester 1 and June/30 for semester 2.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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About The University of Sydney

The University of Sydney is ranked 4th in the world and 1st in Australia for graduate employability by the 2020 QS Graduate Employability Rankings.

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