Master of Law (Research) (942AA.1)




Courses Overview

What will I learn?
The Master of Law (Research) is aimed at graduates who wish to advance their research skills, interests and capacities by undertaking substantial research in the field of law. The course will allow students to develop advanced and relevant research skills supplemented by a dissertation.
Course Objectives
The objectives of the Master of Law (Research) are to enable graduates to extend and build upon their research experience through: 1. A coursework unit that develops knowledge and skill in research methodology and research methods;
2. Development of research, writing and analysis skills which enable students to produce a dissertation making an original contribution to the relevant research literature; and
3. Preparation of a substantial dissertation which adds to existing knowledge and constitutes an in-depth investigation and analysis of a particular legal issue or problem or set of issues or problems.


Which department am I in? Faculty of Business, Government and Law

Entry Requirement From Vietnam

Applicants must have a bachelor qualification, or equivalent, in a related field or Bachelor qualification, or equivalent, in an unrelated field and three years' work experience or Bachelor qualification, or equivalent, in an unrelated field and Graduate Certificate in Business or higher. English language requirements: International English Language Testing System (IELTS): 6.0 with no band score below 6.0; Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL): IBT - Overall score of 60 with no skill score below: R3: 16, L: 15, S: 18, W: 22; Pearson Test of English (PTE): Academic - 50 with no skill score below 50; Cambridge English Scale (CES) - 169 with no individual sub-score below 169; Occupational English Test (OET) - No grade lower than 'C' in any of the sub-tests.

Entry Requirement For International Student

Before a candidate is admitted to the Master of Law (Research) program, the Faculty must be satisfied that it is able to supervise the candidate's proposed dissertation and that the candidate satisfies the following admission requirements:

a. holds a bachelor degree with above average performance (or qualifications deemed to be equivalent), in the relevant discipline (usually in law);
b. provides evidence of capacity and aptitude to undertake legal research at the masters level.
Students whose initial qualifications are in a field other than Law are invited to discuss their possible candidature with the course convener.
Other English language requirements: TOEFL: PTE 58-54; CAE 58; CPE 45.

Path Way Options by Other Partners

Pathways options
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Fanshawe College
Fleming College
Georgian College

Full Time (Four semesters full-time or equivalent. Maximum eight semesters.)

A$25,080.00 (US$ 19,618) per year

12 February 2018, 6 August 2018

University of Canberra University Drive, BRUCE, Australian Capital Territory, 2617, CANBERRA, Australia