Doctor of Juridical Science, Ph. D. | University of Waikato | Hamilton, New Zealand
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Doctor of Juridical Science

36 months
Duration
6940 NZD/year
6800 NZD/year
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About

The Doctor of Juridical Science at the University of Waikato is a structured programme that incorporates coursework and independent research. Individually tailored, it’ll help you achieve a PhD degree with maximum support.

Overview

Key facts:

  • If you have an established professional or academic record, this degree may suit you. You'll achieve mastery of content, acquire skills and develop attributes appropriate to senior positions in academia, law and related professions.
  • The Doctor of Juridical Science (SJD) is structured to ensure that you have optimal supervision to contribute to these outcomes. The University of Waikato has developed strong relationships and networks with national and international communities of researchers to ensure that this doctoral programme is relevant and responsive to your needs as well as to the needs of the profession.

Programme Structure

Curriculum: 

  • Part 1 requires you to complete the Research Portfolio paper (LAWS995). You'll attend selected seminars and cohort meetings with your supervising academic staff.
  • You'll have to produce two research papers of publishable quality demonstrating your expertise in an area of law of your choice. You'll also have to produce a research proposal at the level of a PhD proposal.
  • Part 1 counts for 120 points and you must gain a pass grade in the Research Portfolio. You'll have 1 year to complete Part 1 if you study full-time (and 2 years if you study part-time).
  • For part 2, you'll complete a major thesis at the doctoral level of a maximum of 60,000 words. You'll be required to undertake approved and supervised research, and present the results lucidly in a thesis of publishable qualit. 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
90

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Hold a bachelor's degree with honours or a master's degree, and must have achieved first or second class honours (first division) or distinction, or
  • Hold a Master of Philosophy, or
  • Have passed qualifying papers at a satisfactory level.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    6940 NZD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6940 NZD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    6800 NZD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 6800 NZD per year during 36 months.

Living costs for Hamilton

1470 - 2020 NZD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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Scholarships Information

Below you will find PhD's scholarship opportunities for Doctor of Juridical Science.

Available Scholarships

You are eligible to apply for these scholarships but a selection process will still be applied by the provider.

Provided by university
Grant
10000 USD
Deadline
01 Jun 2024
Michael Baldwin Memorial Scholarship
Need-based

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University of Waikato
Hamilton, New Zealand
Provided by university
Grant
10000 NZD
Deadline
Not specified
University of Waikato International Progression Bursary
Merit-based

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University of Waikato
Hamilton, New Zealand
Provided by university
Grant
8700 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Vice Chancellor's International Excellence Scholarship for China
Merit-based

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University of Waikato
Hamilton, New Zealand
Provided by university
Grant
8100 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Vice Chancellor's International Excellence Scholarship for Vietnam
Merit-based

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University of Waikato
Hamilton, New Zealand
Provided by university
Grant
8100 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Vice Chancellor's International Excellence Scholarship for India
Merit-based

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University of Waikato
Hamilton, New Zealand
Provided by university
Grant
8100 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Vice Chancellor's International Excellence Scholarship for Malaysia
Merit-based

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University of Waikato
Hamilton, New Zealand
Provided by university
Grant
6000 NZD
Deadline
Not specified
The New Zealand NCUK University of Waikato Bursary
Merit-based

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University of Waikato
Hamilton, New Zealand
Independent provider
Grant
3500 USD
Deadline
15 Nov 2024
ACES Scholarships
Merit-based Need-based

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ACES Education Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
14 Oct 2024
Fulbright U.S. Student Program
Merit-based Need-based

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U.S. government
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1600 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Mozida African Master Scholarship
Merit-based

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Mozida Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
90000 AUD
Deadline
Not specified
World Universities Ramsay Postgraduate Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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The Ramsay Centre
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
31 Dec 2025
Scholarship for students with disabilities
Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
12000 USD
Deadline
30 Nov 2024
Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Merit-based Need-based

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The Tobacco Harm Reduction Scholarship Programme
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
15 May 2024
iVisa Annual Scholarship
Merit-based

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iVisa
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1500 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2024
The Annual IELTS from 6 to 9 Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IELTS from 6 to 9
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
$1,500 Annual Video Contest Scholarship
Merit-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
1000 USD
Deadline
30 Jun 2024
$1,500 Annual Essay Writing Contest Scholarship
Merit-based Need-based

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IvyPanda
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
AAPG Foundation Grants-in-Aid
Merit-based Need-based

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American Association of Petroleum Geologists Foundation
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
3000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Anonymous Hope Fund
Merit-based Need-based

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Anonymous Hope Fund
Location not available
Independent provider
Grant
500 USD
Deadline
30 Apr 2024
Biotin Xtreme Hair Care Annual Scholarship 2023: Empowering The Future Of Hair Care
General Scholarships

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Biotin Xtreme Hair Care
Location not available

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