Degree Partnerships

JD students can apply to earn an additional degree from our premier law school partners the University of Cambridge, University of Oxford, New York University, University of British Columbia's Peter A Allard School of Law, Chinese University of Hong Kong and the National University of Singapore.

Chinese University of Hong Kong

Melbourne Juris Doctor (JD) + CUHK Master of Laws in Chinese Business Law (CBL LLM)

Please ensure that you attend a MyWorld First Step information session prior to submission of your CUHK application.

  • A world-class postgraduate program in Chinese Business Law taught in English
  • This program brings together the top graduates and lawyers from across Asia
  • Combined program consists of 3.5 years of study; 2.5 years at Melbourne, one academic term at CUHK, plus a research component that can be undertaken back in Australia.
  • Once enrolled at Melbourne, students may apply during their fourth semester to study CUHK's LLM. Applicants will be assessed on four semesters of academic results.
  • Students pay tuition to Melbourne in the semester abroad. No additional tuition will be charged by CUHK.

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National University of Singapore

Melbourne Juris Doctor (JD) + NUS Master of Laws (LLM)

  • Students will be eligible for all the services and benefits of studying at NUS.
  • Combined JD/LLM program consists of 3.5 years of study: 2.5 years at Melbourne and 1 year at NUS.
  • Students will apply based on 4 semesters of results.
  • The application period to commence study at NUS in August 2017 is the 16-23 March 2017.

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New York University

Melbourne Juris Doctor (JD) + NYU Master of Laws (LLM)
Melbourne Juris Doctor (JD) + NYU Juris Doctor (JD) (Only available to students who have commenced the Melbourne JD prior to 2017)

  • Students will have access to NYU's extensive legal career service, including placements and internships.
  • Students will be eligible to apply for bursaries, scholarships and other available financial support.
  • Combined JD/LLM program consists of 3.5 years of study: 2.5 years at Melbourne and 1 year at NYU.
  • Combined JD/JD program consists of 4 to 4.5 years of study: 2 to 2.5 years at Melbourne and 2 years at NYU, and Only available to students who have commenced the Melbourne JD prior to 2017.
  • Once enrolled at Melbourne, students may apply during their fourth semester to study at NYU School of Law.
  • Applicants will be assessed on four semesters of academic results.
  • Lionel Murphy Postgraduate Scholarships available.
  • Fulbright Australian Scholarships available.

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University of British Columbia's Peter A Allard School of Law

Melbourne Juris Doctor (JD) + UBC Master of Law (LLM)
Melbourne Juris Doctor (JD) + UBC Master of Law, Common Law (LLMCL)
Melbourne Juris Doctor (JD) + UBC Master of Law, Taxation (LLM Tax)

  • Students will be eligible for all the services and benefits of studying at University of British Columbia's Peter A Allard School of Law (eg housing services, careers services, health services and international student services).
  • Students will be eligible to apply for bursaries, scholarships and other available financial support.
  • Each of these combined programs consists of 3.5 years of study: 2.5 years at Melbourne and 1 year at The University of British Columbia's Peter A Allard School of Law.
  • Once enrolled at Melbourne, students may apply during their fourth semester to study the University of British Columbia's Peter A Allard School of Law (LLM/LLM (CL)/ LLM (Tax)). Applicants will be provisionally assessed on three semesters of academic results.

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University of Cambridge

Melbourne Juris Doctor (JD) + Cambridge Master of Law (LLM)
Melbourne Juris Doctor (JD) + Cambridge Master of Corporate Law (MCL)

  • Students will be eligible for all the services and benefits of studying at Cambridge (eg careers services).
  • Students will be eligible to apply for bursaries, scholarships and other available financial support.
  • Each of these combined programs consists of 3.5 years of study: 2.5 years at Melbourne and 1 year at Cambridge.
  • Once enrolled at Melbourne, students may apply during their fourth semester to study Cambridge's LLM. Applicants will be provisionally assessed on three or four semesters of academic depending on application deadlines.

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University of Oxford

Melbourne Juris Doctor (JD) + Oxford Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL)
Melbourne Juris Doctor (JD) + Oxford MSc in Law and Finance

  • Oxford BCL is the most highly esteemed masters-level qualification in the common law world.
  • Each combined program consists of 3.5 years study; 2.5 years at Melbourne and 1 year at Oxford.
  • Once enrolled at Melbourne, students may apply during their fourth semester to study Oxford's BCL. Applicants will be assessed on four semesters of academic results.
  • Students will be eligible to apply for bursaries, scholarships and other available financial support, including the Allen Myers Scholarship.

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Enquiries

If you have any questions regarding the program, please contact the Graduate Services Coordinator (International Experience), law-global@unimelb.edu.au or book an appointment.

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