Open to law and non-law graduates, the ANU Master of Laws (LLM) is ideal for those who want to gain advanced legal knowledge and specialist skills in their chosen area of interest. The flexible curriculum of the ANU LLM allows students to tailor their studies to suit their personal interests and career aspirations. Students can build their own program by selecting from a range of contemporary topics in law, including aviation and space, environment and climate, cyber warfare, international security and human rights. Alternatively, students can choose to specialise in one of the following areas: Public Law, International Law or Private and Commercial Law.

Course Fee:

Australian: $30,720
International: $43,680

Entry Requirements:

B Laws, B Laws (Honours), Juris Doctor, Graduate Certificate of Law or a Bachelor Degree in a cognate discipline with a minimum GPA of 5.0; or B Laws, B Laws (Honours), Juris Doctor, Graduate Certificate of Law or Bachelor degree in a cognate discipline with a minimum GPA of 4.0 plus 2 years relevant professional experience.


48 units comprising one compulsory course (6 units), a minimum of five LLM law courses (30 units) and up to two advanced legal practice courses (maximum 12 units).

Subjects you can Study:

Public Law, International Law, Private & Commercial Law

Further information:

Flexible study options available, including part-time, online and intensive.

Who for:


Accepts International Students:


Related Careers:

Judge, Lawyer,
Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra No info Yes Full time 1 year
Canberra No info Yes Part time 2 years
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