Melbourne Law School's Master of Laws (LLM) is a graduate degree in law of the highest quality with one of the largest subject ranges in the world. More than 165 subjects are offered. Students enrolled in the LLM can choose from all subjects available in the Melbourne Law Masters, allowing them to tailor the degree to suit their professional aspirations and personal interests. Students may also choose to undertake the LLM as a combination of coursework and a minor thesis. These courses are available only for law graduates.

Course Fee:

Australian: $42,688
International: $42,688

Entry Requirements:

A degree in law (LLB, JD or equivalent) leading to admission to practice, at honours standard, or equivalent; or a degree in law (LLB, JD or equivalent) leading to admission to practice, or equivalent and two years' documented relevant professional experience. All applicants must also meet the English language requirements of the University of Melbourne.

Structure:

The course requires satisfactory completion of eight coursework subjects from those available in the Melbourne Law Masters. Students who have a law degree that is not from a common law jurisdiction are required to complete Fundamentals of the Common Law. All online subjects are part of the Global Competition and Consumer Law program. Students can take up to two subjects online. Please note that international students on a student visa may only take up to 25% of their course online.

Subjects you can Study:

Law

Further information:

The thesis option for this course requires: submission of a suitable topic for a thesis or for two articles. For information to assist with a preparation of a minor thesis proposal, see the Guidelines for preparing a Minor Thesis proposal. A dissertation of 20,000 to 35,000 words or two major articles of 10,000 to 15,000 words each, suitable for publication in a learned legal journal. The two papers must be in the same subject area so that it is possible to have one supervisor for both papers. Note: The Law School must approve the combination of subjects and thesis topic. The latter will usually build on the subjects completed. Once a thesis topic is submitted to the Law School for approval, an appropriate supervisor will be sought who may help to refine the chosen topic. Once final approval is obtained, a supervisor is appointed and supervision is carried out in accordance with the Law School's Code of Supervisory Practice.

Who for:

Law graduates

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00116K

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Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Parkville No info Yes Part time 3.5 years
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Study options 

Our approach means you can create your own study path based on your interests and abilities, but with flexibility to explore new options along the way. In a world where careers are changing fast and employers want analytical and adaptable thinking, this flexibility has never been more important. 

Our bachelor degrees are offered in: Agriculture, Arts, Biomedicine, Commerce, Design, Fine Arts, Music, Oral Health, and Science and cover more than 100 areas of study. Our professional graduate programs include architecture, criminology, education, engineering, finance, law, medicine, nursing, optometry, psychology, urban planning, veterinary medicine and many, many more. 

We’ve also introduced a new suite of courses that bundle your undergraduate degree with your graduate study. These Graduate Degree Packages mean you’ll have the assurance of a guaranteed graduate place at the time you receive your offer. 

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