Professional electives

Professional Electives:

The Faculty of Law is offering a number of Professional Elective units for JD students to satisfy one of the requirements in the Master of Laws (Juris Doctor).

The details about the range of compulsory Juris Doctor (JD) Professional Constrained Electives can be viewed under the heading: “Part D: Extending Specialist Expertise: Specialist Law Electives” here or below.

Students must complete at least one professional elective from the list below:

* This unit has a prerequisite which is achievement of at least twelve units or 72 credit points towards the Master of Laws (Juris Doctor) to include: LAW5001, LAW5002, LAW5005 and LAW5003 or equivalent.

**This unit is only available to students who commenced the JD program from 2015. This unit requires that students have completed all 14 core JD units with the exception of LAW5013 and LAW5015.

***This unit requires that students have completed four elective units and obtained 70 per cent or above in each of the units. A quota applies.

Enrolment guidelines for Professional Elective units:

There are specific processes and enrolment guidelines associated with taking up the Professional Elective units.

Students interested in taking up these units are advised to take note of and follow the enrolment steps listed in the links below:

  • LAW5055: Vis Arbitration Moot
    • Please select and complete the application form in the Faculty of Law Forms section. Instructions about the application process is explained on the form.
  • LAW5056: Jessup Moot Competition
    • Please select and complete the application form in the Faculty of Law Forms section. Instructions about the application process is explained on the form.
  • LAW5083: Extended research

  • LAW5355: Advocacy theory and practice
    • Students interested in enrolling in LAW5355 must enrol using the Web Enrolment System. If the unit is full, there is an option to be placed on a waiting list after 30 November 2016.
    • Please note that the unit will not appear in WES if the unit is full.