JD Mid-Year Entry Now Open

Don’t wait until next year to start. The Juris Doctor is a world renowned, internationally recognised 3 year postgraduate qualification designed to meet the needs of modern legal practice. Undertaken after the completion of a bachelor’s degree, in any discipline, successful completion of the JD leads to your entry into legal practice.

Discover your place in Law

UWA Law School has a proud history of 90 years of excellence in legal education, scholarship and research. We were the first law school established in Western Australia and the fifth in Australia. UWA Law School is committed to achieving international excellence in legal education and research, promoting the highest standards of ethical conduct, ensuring a continued focus on social and professional responsibility, and serving our communities.  

UWA Law School has been certified as meeting the CALD Standards for Australian Law Schools as determined in the initial certification process conducted by the Australian Law Schools Standards Committee. Further information can be found online.

Our Vision 

A world-class Law School that nurtures diverse legal minds and inspires just and innovative approaches to the global challenges of the 21st century.

Our Mission

To provide a creative and supportive teaching, learning and research environment of legal excellence that fosters critical thought, ethical scholarship and practice, and connects with diverse communities.

Our Purpose

From tradition to innovation, we are the leading Law School in Western Australia. 

Our pathways, programs and teaching excellence ensure we continue to educate remarkable graduates and global citizens.

Our research contributes to a fair and just society.

We earn the trust of the communities we serve.

Discover the power of legal thinking.  Discover the enduring value of diverse legal minds.  Discover your place in law.

We are that place. 

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