Law & Security Course

Juris Doctor Programme (JD)

Course Type: Doctorate | Study Mode: Full-Time
Keywords: Full-time | Part-time | Postgraduate | Juris | Law

Course Detail

Introduction
The Juris Doctor (J.D.) programme is a graduate programme that leads to a first degree in law. It is designed for persons who hold undergraduate degrees in other disciplines and for those who hold degrees in law from civil law countries. Many students have several years of work experience. The programme is characterised by interactive (Socratic) teaching that helps students develop analytical, problem-solving, interdisciplinary and comparative law skills. These skills are essential for excelling in today’s highly competitive legal and corporate environments. A rigorous curriculum is taught by an international faculty that includes teachers with backgrounds in practice, government and the judiciary.
 
Course Duration
3 years (Full-time)
 
Entry Requirements
Applicants should have completed at least three years of full-time undergraduate education.
 
If you are a non-law graduate, the admission requirement is:
- At least a Cum Laude or Second Class Upper Honours degree qualification
 
If you are a law graduate from a civil law country or a non-gazetted common law university, the admission requirement is:
- At least a Cum Laude or Second Class Upper Honours degree qualification
 
English Proficency
Applicants must show proficiency in the English language. A TOEFL/IELTS/SAT test is required if the medium of instruction in the applicant's undergraduate education was not in English.
 
Applicants must have obtained a minimum combined score of 1400 for both Critical Reading and Writing Components of the SAT Test. Applicants who are intending to take TOEFL or IELTS, please note the following minimum scores:
TOEFL (Internet-based): 100
IELTS: Overall band of 7.5
Scores must not be more than two years old.
 
Fees
Application Fee (non-refundable) SGD50
 
Registration Fee (non-refundable)
SGD5,400 (Singaporean/PRs)
SGD5,500 (International Applicants)
 
Amount is payable upon acceptance to the programme. SGD5,000 will contribute to the first payment of tuition fees. The registration fee covers matriculation, examination fees, orientation activities, library and computer account.
 
Tuition Fees
SGD69,360 (inclusive of GST) payable in 4 installments
 
First installment SGD12,340, subsequent installments of SGD17,340 each.
 
Next Intake: August each year.