The ANU Master of Legal Practice (MLP) is an advanced, practice-based qualification that is designed to equip students with specialised knowledge on the application of law. The MLP is ideal for Bachelor of Laws and Juris Doctor graduates who wish to be admitted to legal practice and who are seeking to graduate with a Masters-level qualification. The degree offers students the opportunity to gain a deeper-level understanding of the legal practice context and to strengthen their knowledge in specific areas of practice.

Course Fee:

Australian: $25,521
International: $35,635

Entry Requirements:

Australian Bachelor LLB, LLB (Hons) or Juris Doctor or International qualification assessed as equivalent by an Australian Legal Practitioner Admission Board. The Diploma in Law awarded by the Legal Profession Admission Board is also accepted for admission to this program.


72 units comprising 48 units of admission to practice courses and 24 units masters of completion courses. The Master of Legal Practice (MLP) can be completed online and in as little as six months following completion of the ANU Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice (GDLP).

Subjects you can Study:

Legal practice

Study Pathways:

The ANU Master of Legal Practice (MLP) can be completed in as little as six months following completion of the ANU Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice (GDLP).


Recognised for direct admission as a Legal Practitioner by all admitting authorities within Australia, with the exception of South Australia. Once admitted in another Australian State or Territory, GDLP graduates can apply to transfer to South Australia under reciprocal arrangements.

Accepts International Students:


Related Careers:

Judge, Lawyer,
Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Canberra No info Yes 0.5 year
Canberra No info Yes Online
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