36 months
Duration
17471 USD/year
17471 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

The Juris Doctor Programme from Singapore Management University is a graduate programme that leads to a first degree in law. It is designed for those who hold undergraduate degrees in other disciplines and for those who hold degrees in law from civil law countries.

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Many students have several years of work experience. The Juris Doctor Programme from  Singapore Management University is characterised by interactive (Socratic) teaching that helps students develop analytical, problem-solving, interdisciplinary and comparative law skills.

A rigorous curriculum is taught by an international faculty that includes teachers with backgrounds in practice, government and the judiciary. Very strong English language ability is required.

Career Opportunities

Students will qualify for legal practice in Singapore (admitted as Advocate and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore) if they attain a J.D.

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Contract Law
  • Corporate Law
  • Legal Theory and Philosophy
  • Criminal Law
  • Law of Property
  • Commercial Conflict of Laws
  • Singapore Legal System 
  • Ethics and Social Responsibility for Law

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Completed an undergraduate education in any discipline with at least a Cum Laude or Second Class Upper Honours degree; or
  • Law graduates from a civil law country or a non-gazetted common law university with at least a Cum Laude or Second Class Upper Honours degree, or
  • Graduands who will obtain their final transcript and graduation certification letter by the second week of June

Tuition Fee

  • International

    17471 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52415 USD for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    17471 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 52415 USD for the full programme and a duration of 36 months.

S$72,760

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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