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LLM Laws  (Part-Time)

Catalog id : 5191
 Course Level
Masters / PG
 Type
Part Time

 Duration
2 Years
 Start month
March

 Tuition fee

International
36336 AUD
National
29920 AUD

Application fee

International 100 AUD
National 100 AUD
Department
Faculty of Business, Economics & Law
Scores accepted
IELTS (min)6.5
TOEFL-IBT (min)87
TOEFL-PBT (min)570

About this course

The Master of Laws (LLM) #16 is designed to enhance the theoretical and practical expertise of students and provide them with a professional edge. Students will improve their independent and critical thinking and research skills. The courses offered are predominantly driven by the needs of contemporary legal practice. They include courses in highly specialized areas as well as more general areas where the principles underpinning that area are complex and require a depth of understanding.

Study options:

Graduates will have the opportunity to progress to the following programs:

  • Doctor of Philosophy

Careers:

Graduates of postgraduate law programs generally work as legal specialists.

While this degree may be accredited by an official industry accreditation body in Australia, completion of the degree may not result in graduates receiving automatic accreditation. Students can contact the relevant registration body for details of any conditions for accreditation.

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Eligibility Criteria

Academic Requirement:

 For Australian students:

  • Approved Honours or Masters degree leading to admission to legal practice (LLB, JD or equivalent) with a GPA of at least 4; or degree in law leading to admission to legal practice (LLB or equivalent) with a GPA of at least 4, & either hold a GDip in legal practice or equivalent qualification, or have at least 2 years professional full-time work experience in the same discipline; or academic or professional qualification in law & be able to demonstrate to the satisfaction of the Exec Dean that you have the requisite knowledge and experience to complete the program.

 For International students:

  • Approved Honours or Masters degree leading to admission to legal practice (LLB, JD or equivalent) with a GPA of at least 4; or degree in law leading to admission to legal practice (LLB or equivalent) with a GPA of at least 4, & either hold a GDip in legal practice or equivalent qualification, or have at least 2 years professional full-time work experience in the same discipline; or academic or professional qualification in law & be able to demonstrate to the satisfaction of the Exec Dean that you have the requisite knowledge and experience to complete the program.
  • IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6.Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet the overall score (eg 6.5 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE( Pearson Test of English )).
  • TOEFL (Paper-based Test of English as a Foreign Language): 570 (5.0 in TWE (written), and 54 in reading & listening)

English language requirement:

  • IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. 
  • Study Abroad and Incoming Exchange students are only required to meet the overall score (eg 6 IELTS or 87 TOEFL or 64 PTE( Pearson Test of English )).
  • TOEFL (Paper-based Test of English as a Foreign Language): 570 (5.0 in TWE (written), and 54 in reading & listening).

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Course Modules

      Course Code Course Title     

      Part A :

  • LAWS7021 Public Law
  • LAWS7025 Private Law
  • LAWS7936 Fundamentals of the Common Law

      Part B:

  • LAWS7700 Water Law
  • LAWS7701 Major Dissertation A
  • LAWS7702 Expert Evidence
  • LAWS7703 Estate Planning
  • LAWS7704 Estate Litigation
  • LAWS7705 Superannuation Law
  • LAWS7706 Major Dissertation B
  • LAWS7707 Major Dissertation B
  • LAWS7708 Intellectual Property Law
  • LAWS7709 Modern Statutory Interpretation
  • LAWS7710 Principles of Global Law
  • LAWS7711 Laws of War
  • LAWS7712 International Minerals & Energy Law
  • LAWS7800 Corporate Insolvency
  • LAWS7801 Constitutional Government & Public Power
  • LAWS7805 Natural Resources Law
  • LAWS7807 Current Issues in Evidence
  • LAWS7808 Local Government Law
  • LAWS7814 International & Comparative Copyright Law
  • LAWS7818 Information Law
  • LAWS7821 Taxation of Entities
  • LAWS7823 Taxation of International Business
  • LAWS7825 Supervised Research Project
  • LAWS7826 Dissertation B
  • LAWS7904 Dissertation B
  • LAWS7828 Cultural Heritage Law
  • LAWS7841 Theories in Dispute Resolution
  • LAWS7844 International & Comparative Patent Law
  • LAWS7846 International & Comparative Trademark Law
  • LAWS7849 Special Topic A
  • LAWS7850 Special Topic B
  • LAWS7851 Mediation
  • LAWS7853 Law of the World Trade Organization
  • LAWS7855 Electronic Commerce Law
  • LAWS7860 Insurance Law and Risk Management
  • LAWS7863 Admiralty Jurisdiction & Practice
  • LAWS7865 Maritime Law
  • LAWS7866 International Law of the Sea
  • LAWS7867 Marine Environment Law
  • LAWS7868 International Commercial Arbitration Law
  • LAWS7876 Carriage of Goods by Sea
  • LAWS7881 Competition Law
  • LAWS7884 Civil Litigation
  • LAWS7893 Corporate Governance Law
  • LAWS7899 International Air Law
  • LAWS7902 Government Contracting
  • LAWS7908 Native Title Law
  • LAWS7909 Intellectual Property - Issues in Science & Technology
  • LAWS7917 South Pacific Comparative Law
  • LAWS7930 Special Topic C
  • LAWS7931 Special Topic D
  • LAWS7932 Special Topic E
  • LAWS7933 Special Topic F
  • LAWS7935 Offshore Oil and Gas Law
  • LAWS7939 Comparative Constitutional Law
  • LAWS7944 Dissertation A
  • LAWS7946 IP Management & Commercialisation
  • LAWS7947 Selected Topics in Intellectual Property Law
  • LAWS7948 Contract Interpretation
  • LAWS7951 Marine Insurance Law
  • LAWS7953 International Dispute Settlement
  • LAWS7955 Fraud and Money Laundering
  • LAWS7970 Comparative Criminal Law
  • LAWS7974 International Trade Finance Law
  • LAWS7975 Corporate Social Responsibility
  • LAWS7976 Civil Remedies
  • LAWS7977 Advanced Administrative Law
  • LAWS7978 Climate Change Law and Policy
  • LAWS7979 Commercial Conflict of Laws
  • LAWS7980 Commercial Property
  • LAWS7981 Complex Litigation
  • LAWS7982 Consumer Protection Law
  • LAWS7983 Doing Business in Asia
  • LAWS7984 Elder Law
  • LAWS7985 Ethics of Lawyering
  • LAWS7986 Family Property Law Mediation
  • LAWS7987 International Law & Development
  • LAWS7988 International Sale of Goods Law
  • LAWS7989 Environmental Law
  • LAWS7990 Native Title Mediation
  • LAWS7991 Personal Property Securities Law
  • LAWS7992 Principles and Practice of Regulation
  • LAWS7993 Corporate Finance Law
  • LAWS7994 Shareholders Rights and Remedies
  • LAWS7995 Special Taxpayers and Incentives
  • LAWS7996 Takeovers
  • LAWS7997 Taxation of Small and Medium Enterprises
  • LAWS7998 Tribunals - Procedure and Practice
  • LAWS7999 US Corporate Law

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How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form. 

Additional application information:

For National students:

  • Applicants relying on work experience for entry to the program must include a CV with their application showing full work history.
  • Areas of study or work experience deemed to be "same discipline" are listed here.
  • Classes may be held at the St Lucia campus as well as Brisbane city venues. Not all courses listed are offered each year; applicants should contact the School of Law for up-to-date information in relation to course offerings.

For International students:

  • Applicants relying on work experience for entry to the program must include a CV with their application showing full work history.
  • Classes may be held at the St Lucia campus as well as Brisbane city venues. Not all courses listed are offered each year; applicants should contact the School of Law for up-to-date information in relation to course offerings.
  • International students are strongly encouraged to register in Orientation Week to attend an optional English for Academic Communication (EAC) program. The program is conducted jointly by staff of the Institute of Continuing and TESOL Education (ICTE) and the Law School. International students are given a brief overview of the Australian legal framework and the common law system. The program also provides an opportunity for new students to meet each other socially.

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