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The World’s Best Law Schools: Which Australian unis made the list?


Sixteen of Australia’s law schools are among the world’s 200 best law faculties, according to the 2014 QS World University Rankings for Law.

In a list that’s dominated by the US and UK, Aussie law schools performed well, with 11 law faculties making it inside the top 100. It’s a strong result for Australia, which is home to only 37 law schools, many of which are much younger than their global competitors.

As with last year’s rankings, Melbourne Law School topped the list for Australia, coming in at number eight in the world for legal education. Australia’s rankings highlights are listed below.

8. University of Melbourne

13. University of Sydney

14. University of New South Wales

15. Australian National University

16. Monash University

46. University of Adelaide

51-100. Griffith University, Macquarie University, Queensland University of Technology, University of Queensland, University of Western Australia

101-150. University of Technology, Sydney

151-200. Deakin University, James Cook University, RMIT University, University of Tasmania

View the full rankings at the QS website.

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