Master of Laws (By Research)

Murdoch University

This program is designed to extend to students the opportunity to undertake research at an advanced level. The course is designed to enable students: to achieve a theoretical knowledge of the major legal and policy issues of focused areas of legal study which are not offered at the undergraduate level; to develop their skills of critical analysis of the law by enhancing their research and writing skills and in oral presentation; to acquire interdisciplinary perspectives which will enhance their legal scholarship; and to participate in a scholarly discourse with teachers and fellow students in order to achieve a breadth of legal scholarship.

Course Fee:

International: $44,460

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor Degree in Law or equivalent; or Bachelor Degree in a different discipline plus satisfy the Graduate Research Manager with evidence of significant scholarly or professional attainments (of at least 2 years full-time duration or equivalent) in Law providing satisfactory research preparation the equivalent; English competence.


The course is designed to achieve theoretical knowledge of major legal/policy issues of focused study areas not offered at undergraduate level; develop skills of critical analysis of the law by enhancing research, writing and oral skills; acquire interdisciplinary perspectives to enhance legal scholarship and; participate in a scholarly discourse in order to achieve a breadth of legal scholarship.

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Provider CRICOS: 00125J

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Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Murdoch No info Yes Online 1 year
Murdoch No info Yes Full time 1.5 years
Murdoch No info Yes Part time 2 years
Named after the prominent Australian academic and essayist Sir Walter Murdoch, Murdoch was the second university established in Western Australia. Since the first intake of students in 1975, Murdoch has become a dynamic, modern university with a national reputation for excellence in teaching, research and student satisfaction.

Murdoch university has three campuses. The main campus is on South Street in Murdoch and is an easy commute from the Perth CBD and Fremantle, whilst the Rockingham and Peel campuses are located further south of Perth. All three campuses are well serviced by public transport, parking and bike racks.

Provider CRICOS: 00125J

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