University of Western Australian (UWA) Law School

University of Western Australia (UWA) Law School

The University of Western Australia (UWA) offers Juris Doctor law degrees through the Law School at their Crawley campuses. They do not offer undergraduate Bachelor of Law degrees, but they do offer undergraduate pathways to the Juris Doctor program. 

In 2017, UWA had 60 Indigenous students gain entry to the Juris Doctor program.

UWA Law School Entry Requirements

If you’re a high school leaver or haven’t been to university before, an undergraduate Bachelor of Laws is for you. University graduates can study a postgraduate Juris Doctor degree. To learn more about the different types of law degrees, see our Law Degrees Explained page.

UWA operates on a two calendar. A full-time study load is 8 subjects per year.

To see a full time study plan structure for the JD program, click here.

Indigenous Support Centre 

The School of Indigenous Studies is the Indigenous Support Centre at UWA. 

Law school contacts

Mel Thomas – Law Coordinator, The School of Indigenous Studies


T:(+61 8) 6488 2973

Indigenous tutoring program

UWA operates the ITAS (Indigenous Tuition Assistance Scheme) for all First Nations students.  

UWA does not offer a PLT program.


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