Master of Comparative Laws (Adelaide/Mannheim)

The University of Adelaide

Comparative law explores the different legal systems that endure across the globe. It is about examining these diverse families in order to understand, improve and sometimes reconcile their differences. This innovative degree is offered by the Adelaide Law School and the University of Mannheim's Faculty of Law in Germany. With it you might draft new legal bills in local government. You could be an international trade policy adviser. Perhaps you will use your advanced understanding of the law to balance the scales of justice against corporate criminals.

Course Fee:

International: $53,125

Entry Requirements:

Bachelor of Laws or equivalent


Our Master of Comparative Laws is conducted entirely in English. However, if you are proficient in German you may choose to study in that language at Mannheim. You will: >spend up to one semester in Adelaide and one at Mannheim >study the different systems of law throughout the world - from common and civil to Islamic law >understand the European Union's legal framework in detail >undertake a dissertation at your 'home' institution.

Subjects you can Study:


Who for:

Graduates of law

Accepts International Students:


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Judge, Lawyer,
Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
North Terrace No info Yes Full time 1.25 years

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