Master of Laws - Criminal Practice

University of Wollongong

The UOW Master of Laws (Criminal Practice) is the only Masters-level qualification of its kind in Australia. This program is designed for lawyers working in (or aspiring to work in) criminal practice as a prosecutor or defence lawyer. It attracts practitioners from across Australia, New Zealand and PNG.. Students will gain practical experience in a supported environment, applying your legal knowledge to case scenarios. Students will also develop their written and oral critical analysis skills.

Course Fee:

Australian: $34,992
International: $35,568

Entry Requirements:

Applicants should have a recognised Bachelor of Laws degree (or equivalent) and a Graduate Diploma or Certificate in Legal Practice. Applicants with a Bachelor of Laws degree, who do not hold a Graduate Diploma or Certificate in Legal Practice may seek entry to the course if they have equivalent professional experience. Equivalent professional experience would be experience that is sufficient to qualify for admission to legal practice or a minimum of one year relevant legal practice.


Subjects: Criminal Practice; Applied Criminal Law; Advanced Criminal Law; Prosecutions Research Project; Experts and their Evidence; Criminal Trial and Appellate Advocacy; Jury Advocacy.

Subjects you can Study:

Laws (Criminal Practice)

Who for:

Professionals seeking to expand knowledge and develop their practice skills as prosecutors and/or in the criminal prosecution process

Accepts International Students:


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