12 months
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52500 AUD/year
38000 AUD/year
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About

The Jurisprudence program at the University of Sydney is an interdisciplinary program suitable if you are interested in the principles and operations of legal systems or interdisciplinary research methodology. The course is designed to expose students to the importance of legal theory in its broad sense, which includes philosophical reflection, sociological theory and comparative enquiry. 

Overview

The Jurisprudence program at the University of Sydney states that participants come from a wide range of backgrounds, including: law students who want to specialise in legal theory and comparative studies of law; students from other disciplines, including teachers of legal studies courses in secondary education, who require a systematic introduction to and a comprehensive understanding of the operation of law; and international students from all disciplines who want to use their studies in Sydney to gain an overview of the principles and operations of legal systems.

Career Pathways 

The Master of Jurisprudence (MJur) is particularly suited for interdisciplinary studies of law, catering for students who are interested in the principles and operations of legal systems or those who are interested in interdisciplinary research methodology.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Constitutional Theory
  • Criminal Law: History and Theory 
  • Functional Analysis of Law and Soc Control  
  • Morals and the Analysis of Legal Doctrine 
  • Philosophy of Law
  • The Philosophy of Human Rights 
  • The State and Global Governance

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

48 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS code: 008406B 
  • Available places will be offered to qualified applicants based on merit, according to the following admissions criteria. Admission to candidature for the Master of Jurisprudence requires a bachelor's degree from with a minimum credit average the University of Sydney, or an equivalent qualification.
  • English language results
  • Academic transcripts

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    52500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 52500 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    38000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 38000 AUD per year during 12 months.

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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