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University of Virginia LAW EXC
Charlottesville VA, United States (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Semester 1,
Semester 2
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Minimum Mark:
65%; Credit
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Postgraduate coursework, Undergraduate
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Agreement Scope:
Sydney Law School
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Exchange Semester/Year
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Program Description:


University of Virginia
Location: Charlottesville, VA
Year Established: 1819
Student population: 23,700
The University of Virginia (UVA) was founded by Thomas Jefferson to develop leaders who could shape the future of the nation. Today it’s a public, selective university that is considered one of the best in the United States. It has consistently ranked first or second among the US public universities for the last 30 years.

On campus is the Jefferson-designed Rotunda, a scale replica of Rome's Pantheon, as well as the Fralin Art Museum.

Unique characteristics
UVA’s School of Law offers an intellectual community in a pleasant environment, and is surrounded by beautiful gardens. It’s the second-oldest continuously operating law school in the US and consistently ranks among the top in the country. Students are encouraged to develop a diverse intellectual life by studying courses from other departments.
In a beautiful natural setting in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Charlottesville has long attracted Southern aristocracy as well as students and the arts community. Among the 45,000 residents are numerous students, there are great restaurants and a thriving arts, culture and music scene. Outside the city you’ll find rolling hills and farms, the Shenandoah National Park, and Washington DC is two hours away.

United States - U of Virginia

Academic Information

Course Catalogue 
Information about units of study at the host university

Subject Area/s: Law

Exclusions apply

Teaching Periods: Semesters/Terms
Term 1: August - December
Term 2: January - May

Credit (Full-Time Load/Semester)

University of Sydney

Host University


15 credits

The above full-time load is indicative only.
Applications for academic credit are assessed by the relevant University of Sydney faculty/department based on: study load, contact hours, assessment requirements and level of study.

Grading System
The university uses letter grades from A+ through F, based on a 4-point scale

Transcripts Issued by Partner
Transcripts will be available at the end of your exchange period


Language of Instruction
Classes at the host university are taught in English.

Language Requirement
See language requirement for non-native speakers of English.


What is the host city like?
Find out more information about the host city

Housing options are offered by the host university

Cost of Living
Use this guide to estimate living expenses associated with studying overseas

Students are required to obtain health insurance valid during their exchange

Useful Information

For Exchange/International Students
Specific information for exchange students provided by the host university

Semester/Term Dates
Access the University's calendar
An international student orientation is held before the start of semester

Support Services 
The International Studies Office can provide assistance to exchange students

Information from the host university
Information from the Embassy of The United States in Australia

Student Experiences

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