Master of Laws

Monash University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00008C

The Monash LLM is ideal for law graduates wanting to develop in-depth knowledge of a particular legal area, or those wanting to advance their professional expertise in an area of practice. Students will gain advanced skills and knowledge of law developments, practice and scholarship of one or more areas of law. The following specialisations are available: Commercial law; Dispute resolution; Government law and regulatory practice; Human rights; Intellectual property and communications law; International and comparative law; Law and international development; Law studies; Workplace and employment law.

Designed for

Law graduates wanting to develop in-depth knowledge of a particular legal area or those wanting to advance expertise in a current area of practice


8 coursework units (6 credit points each). Students may undertake a combination of coursework units and a minor research thesis.


  • Law

Standard entry requirements

  • Juris Doctor or a Bachelor Honours degree in law, or equivalent
  • Or a Bachelor degree in law (or equivalent), plus either a Graduate Diploma in Law, a Graduate Certificate in Law, or an equivalent postgraduate qualification
  • Or a Bachelor degree in law (or equivalent), plus sufficient relevant work-based or other learning to together constitute the equivalent of one of the above qualifications
  • Or a Bachelor degree in law (or equivalent), plus admission to practise as an Australian lawyer. Students are assessed on their entire academic record, with a credit average (or equivalent) preferred. As a general rule, those who don't have a credit average will need to have at least 2 years of relevant work experience, although the required period may be shorter where the work experience has been supplemented by other relevant learning.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
City - Law Chambers Domestic: $31,700
International: $41,400
No information available Yes
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

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