Master of Philosophy - Maritime Law

University of Wollongong

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00102E

The Master of Philosophy (Maritime Laws) comprises 24 credit points of coursework and a 72-credit point thesis in the field of maritime law. Advanced standing may be awarded for the coursework component, depending on a student's academic and professional background, which will determine the appropriate entry point. The Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security (ANCORS) is Australia's only multidisciplinary university-based centre dedicated to research, education and training on ocean law, maritime security and natural marine resource management.

Structure

24 credit points of coursework and a 72-credit point thesis in the field of maritime law. Advanced standing may be awarded for the coursework component which will determine the appropriate entry point.

Subjects

  • Maritime laws

Standard entry requirements

  • Honours degree with 2nd class Division 2 or higher, coursework Masters with WAM 60+ or GPA of 2.8 out of 4. Candidates with a Coursework Masters degree or a 4-year Bachelor Honours degree in the same discipline may be granted up to 24 credit points of advanced standing for the coursework component of the Master of Philosophy. All applicants for research degrees must submit a written (preferably typed) proposal as part of their application. This proposal should: commence with a statement detailing any previous research or project experience you have undertaken, including if possible a copy of the abstract of such work
  • Contain, in no more than one additional page, a clearly focused research proposal for the study you would wish to undertake throughout your registration in the course
  • And conclude with a statement of your motivation for wanting to undertake the research course. Students are advised to make contact with a potential ANCORS supervisor to discuss their project prior to applying for admission.

Study pathways

Advanced standing may be awarded for the coursework component, depending on academic and professional background, which will determine the appropriate entry point.

Study information

Campus Fees Entry Mid year intake Attendance
Wollongong International: $58,272 No information available Yes
  • Full-time : 2 years
  • Part-time : 4 years

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