Master of Laws (By Research)

Bond University

This degree is available for students who possess a prior academic or professional qualification in law (Bachelor of Laws, Juris Doctor or equivalent). The Master of Laws (Research) program is a higher degree by research awarded for a 50,000 word thesis. It represents the student's ability to research, analyse and apply information and concepts to a body of knowledge or practice.

Course Fee:

Australian: $35,856
International: $35,856

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor of Laws, Juris Doctor or equivalent with an average of 65 per cent. Admission is on the basis of an approved research proposal and availability of appropriate supervision.


50,000 word thesis.

Subjects you can Study:


Further information:

Intakes each January, May and September


This degree does not satisfy professional requirements for admission to legal practice.

Who for:

Students who possess a prior academic or professional qualification in law and wish to undertake a research degree

Accepts International Students:


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Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Gold Coast No info No Part time 1.5 years
Gold Coast No info No Full time 1 year
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