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Juris Doctor

Open doors for a new career with our accelerated Juris Doctor program. Study online, with the option to tailor your qualification across emerging and in-demand fields. 

Commonwealth supported places available.

Please use plan code MC161O in the application system for this program. 

Applications close
21 Jul 2024
3 years, 6 years part time equivalent
Number of courses
Applications close
21 Jul 2024
3 years, 6 years part time equivalent
Number of courses

Program Overview

Why Study?

Build a career in law with our online Juris Doctor program.  Benefit from a supportive environment with peers and leading experts to practice concepts and apply new skills, while having the flexibility to study online. The field of law today has evolved and requires professionals who understand not only the foundational legal skills, but also how emerging technology and business disruption intersect with legal frameworks. Through RMIT Online’s prestigious qualification, you'll be able to tailor your learning with a wide range of career electives to follow your interest in these in-demand fields.   

By the end of this course, you’ll be equipped with the skills and qualification to embark on a new career in law and related fields. The Juris Doctor is accredited by the Victorian Legal Admissions Board and, once your practical legal training is completed, leads you to admission to the legal profession in Australia.


Collaboration with Industry

When you choose to study at RMIT Online, you're opening the door to a wide array of opportunities to engage with industry experts. These avenues include, but are not limited to

  • Participating in mooting at the Old Magistrate's Court (or online) 
  • Gaining practical exposure to the multidisciplinary legal services, law reform processes and social context of the law through RMIT's Centre for Innovative Justice 
  • RMIT has a Law Advisory Board which advises on current issues in industry and indigenous engagement. The Board includes senior judges, government legal officers, barristers and partners from top tier law firms 

Course overview

Learn more about our Juris Doctor course in the video below.

Program Structure

Fee Summary

Admission Requirements

The Juris Doctor is also available via On Campus study.

Learn with industry experts

Dr Belinda Clarence
Dr Belinda Clarence Program Manager, RMIT

Dr Belinda Clarence is an Australian lawyer who has been teaching law in post-graduate and under-graduate programs since 2013. She holds a PhD in the area of extra-territorial multinational corporate regulation. Her research interests are in sovereignty and legal history, as well as law and technology. She has extensive business

Student Success Team
Student Success Team RMIT Online

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Why choose RMIT Online

Get a world-class education and transform your career.

Real world skills

Develop skills that have been validated by industry, while getting credentialed by a world-leading university.

Industry connected

You'll gain knowledge and practical skills from renowned industry partners who are at the forefront of their field.

Flexible delivery

Advance your career while you study. RMIT Online courses let you balance work, study and life commitments.

Supported community

Be guided by a network of industry experts and peers, and supported by our dedicated success team.

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