Study your way into a legal profession with the Melbourne Juris Doctor
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Melbourne Law School's vibrant and active community comprises expert and award-winning teaching staff, a strong alumni network, dedicated mentors, visiting scholars from across the globe, leading research centres and institutions, as well as our partner international organisations.
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Discover our research
The latest research, projects and publications from Melbourne Law School.
Employment Law and Enforcement
Associate Professor Tess Hardy’s expertise has informed a number of recent government consultations, including as part of the Attorney General’s Department industrial relations reform working group and the Senate Inquiry into Unlawful Underpayment of Employees’ Remuneration.
Professor Jason Varuhas
Professor Varuhas’s research and teaching interests cross the public law-private law divide; his specialisms lie in administrative law, the law of torts, the law of remedies, and the intersection of public and private law.
Peter McMullin Centre on Statelessness
Learn more about Melbourne Law School’s commitment to building and supporting just relations between Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and the state and between their respective laws, legal traditions and jurisprudence.
Information for Future Students
The Melbourne JD
The Melbourne JD (Juris Doctor) leads to admission to the legal profession in all Australian jurisdictions and can also be used as a basis for seeking admission in many jurisdictions overseas.
Melbourne Law Masters
The Melbourne Law Masters is an internationally recognised program offering a suite of broad and specialist courses for students from law and non-law backgrounds.
Graduate Research Degrees
Our Research Degrees provide an opportunity to pursue your research topics under the supervision of our academics who are leaders in their fields.
Undergraduate students can explore the exciting and challenging world of law, the legal system and legal thinking. Law breadth subjects are popular with students considering the Melbourne JD.