What will I learn?
The Master of Laws by Coursework offers law graduates an opportunity to study in an organised fashion areas of specialty and greater difficulty than are met within a Bachelor of Laws program, some of which call for advanced interdisciplinary perspectives. Courses offered in the LLM by Coursework program combine a degree of sophistication or technical difficulty in terms of legal content with a substantial consideration of relevant interdisciplinary aspects of the subject matter and a focus on policy. Each course contains a significant research component. All courses are not necessary available in any one year.
The LLM by Coursework may be taken full-time in two semesters or part-time in a minimum of three semesters. Students must undertake and satisfactorily complete eight semester-long courses or the equivalent. A total of 48 units of credit are required for the award of the degree. Students may elect to complete a major sequence of courses (see below). Postgraduate courses are taught in a variety of formats both during the University's formal academic semesters and over the Summer Term. While many are taught for two hours per week over a teaching semester, in others the class hours are arranged more intensively to permit students to focus fully on a research project. Some courses of particular interest to students in employment are scheduled in a venue situated in the CBD.
A student may apply to the Postgraduate Education Co-ordinator to complete a Research Thesis of about 12,000 words in place of one semester-long course. A student may apply to the Postgraduate Education Co-ordinator for permission to take up to 2 courses (12 uoc) of the program from courses offered at postgraduate level by another university via cross institutional study. A student may apply to complete a semester of study (24uoc) with the University of Lausanne in Switzerland. The University of Lausanne offers instruction in English in the LLM in International and European Economic Law or International and European Commercial Law.
Students who wish to qualify for a specialisation in Environmental Law must complete a total of 48uoc as follows:
24uoc from courses offered in the Environmental Law specialisation (see list of courses below), two of which must include LAWS8068 Environmental Law in Australia and LAWS8319 International Environmental Law;
24uoc from any other postgraduate law courses on offer.
When a student completes the Master of Laws which incorporates a specialisation, the student is academic transcript and Testamur will identify the specialisation and will contain the words Master of Laws in [the specialisation completed] i or words to that effect.
Which department am I in? Faculty of Law
English Language Requirements: IELTS Academic: 6.5 overall (min. 6.0 in each subtest); TOEFL Internet-based Test (iBT): 90 overall (min. 23 in writing, 22 in reading, listening and speaking); TOEFL - Paper-based Test (PBT) 577 overall (min. 5.0 in TWE); Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic - 64 overall (min. 54 in each subtest); Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) - 180 overall (min.180 in each subtest; Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) - 176 overall (min.169 in each subtest).
Students must have completed LLB or JD with minimum credit average or LLB or JD with minimum two years relevant professional experience.
English Language requirements: IELTS score 7.0 overall (min. 6.0 in each subtest), 94 overall (min. 25 in writing, 23 in reading, listening and speaking), TOEFL (PBT): 589 overall (min. 5.0 in TWE); University English Entry Course (UEEC): successful completion of the UEEC with a grade of C plus and a minimum score of 20 in the writing component; PTE (Academic) - Pearson Test of English academic: 65 overall (min. 54 in each subtest); Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE): 185 overall (min.180 in each subtest); Certificate in Advanced English (CAE): 185 overall (min.169 in each subtest).
Offered by other partners
This university accepts pathways courses from Fleming College
St. Lawrence College
Sheridan College (Ontario)
Queensland Academy of Technology
Open Universities Australia
A$44,180.00 (US$ 34,558) per year
26 February 2018, 23 July 2018, 18 February 2019
University of New South Wales - UNSW Kensington Campus, High Street, Kensington, UNSW SYDNEY, New South Wales, 2052, SYDNEY, Australia