Your RMIT experience will take you beyond the expected, expose you to new and different ideas, and give you the knowledge and creativity to respond to challenges and make a difference.
RMIT specialises in practical, experience based learning designed to give you the knowledge and expertise that employers value. Our Juris doctor graduates are equipped with world-class technical skills and an in-depth understanding of current industry practices.
By working on real life case studies, undertaking work placements and taking part in moot courts you will gain hands-on experience, personal development and strong employment prospects.
Students are encouraged to draw on their own creativity when problem solving and will be shown how to bridge the gap between theory and practice.
Juris Doctor students compete in international moot competition
RMIT has competed for the first time in the Vis East International Commercial Arbitration Moot Competition in Hong Kong.
Mishpatim Seminar delivers inspiration and a global perspective
Judith Latta, current Juris Doctor student, shares some insight into her student journey.
Juris Doctor students campaign to improve human rights
Five Juris Doctor students have made a robust case for improved human rights protections in Australia.
Danica Kustura decided to make a half time career change, transitioning from a senior marketing position to a career in law.
Top three tips for balancing work, life and studying law
A career turn-around saw Tyson Brown, 37, swap a job in management for one in the legal industry. The Juris Doctor graduate shares his student journey.
Nicole Williamson completed the Juris Doctor in 2014. She is now a lawyer with LFS Lawyers.
An eye-opening placement at the Fair Work Commission
Juris doctor students Georgia McRae and Larissa Iglesias recently spent a week at the Fair Work Commission, shadowing Commissioners and working with Registry staff. Georgia reflects on the experience.
David Mejia-Canales explains how completing the Juris Doctor opened the door to a diverse and rewarding legal career.
Juris Doctor student recognised for outstanding achievement
Juris Doctor student Mathew Mirabella has received an award for outstanding contribution to the law at the inaugural Inspire Awards.
Penelope (Penny) Weller has conducted and published research that explores coercive care and the application of the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
Thinking of a career switch to law? Here’s what you need to know
Former Victorian Attorney-General and Deputy Premier, RMIT Adjunct Professor Rob Hulls, reveals his top tips for making a career change to law.
Collaborating with industry and communities is central to our learning and teaching. We work closely with our Program Advisory Committee to ensure the Juris Doctor is always aligned to the current and future needs of the industry.
This embedded industry perspective places our students ahead of their competitors in the job market, and provides an invaluable opportunity to start developing social and professional networks during their time at RMIT.
Learn from the best
When you choose RMIT, you’ll learn from internationally recognised experts at the forefront of their fields. Many of our teaching staff are established industry leaders, research innovators and specialists in their chosen discipline.