Studying law is more challenging and intellectually adventurous than ever before. In an expanding and evolving legal landscape, extended development is a strategic door opener. Our Master of Laws is suited to students proceeding directly from undergraduate study, as well as experienced legal practitioners looking to specialise. With this degree you might help update evidence laws around internet activity and new technologies. You could move into property or Native Title law. Perhaps you will become a co-owner in a Hong Kong law firm. Whether you want to uphold, use or change the system, a master in law can take you just about anywhere.

Course Fee:

International: $44,500

Entry Requirements:

Honours degree of Bachelor of Laws (or equivalent) OR b) Bachelor of Laws (or equivalent) plus Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice OR c) Bachelor of Laws (or equivalent) plus substantial professional experience within the profession OR d) Bachelor of Laws (or equivalent), plus substantial research experience within the profession.


Completing this degree you will: focus your program through a range of elective options, including international and comparative commercial law; develop advanced legal writing, reasoning and analysis skills; study with legal professionals, former judges and international academics; broaden your networks through the University's Lex Salus, Next Steps and Law Students' Society events; undertake a substantial research project.

Subjects you can Study:

Law; Arbitration

Who for:

Law graduates

Accepts International Students:


Related Careers:

Court Officer, Judge, Law Clerk, Lawyer,
Campus ATAR/OP Adjusted Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
North Terrace No info Yes Full time 1 year

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