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MICLaw International Commercial Law  (Part-Time)

Catalog id : 5604
 Course Level
Masters / PG
 Type
Part Time

 Duration
2 Years
 Start month
March

 Tuition fee

International
34944 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 International Commercial Law (MICLaw) is designed specifically for graduates of any discipline who have relevant work experience related to the courses offered in the program. This is likely to include those working in banking and financial institutions, in a wide variety of commercial enterprises and also lawyers. The program includes three key courses aimed at increasing existing knowledge and understanding of foundational legal concepts and also aimed at enhancing analytical (legal) reasoning and writing skills.

 

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Eligibility Criteria

Academic Requirement:

 For Australian students:

 To enrol in the program, a student must hold –

  • (a) an approved honours degree or masters degree in the same discipline with a GPA of at least 4.5 and at least one year of full-time (or equivalent) professional work experience relevant to the courses offered in the program, as approved by the executive dean; or
  • (b) an approved honours degree in a different discipline with a GPA of at least 4.5 and have completed at least three years of full-time (or equivalent) professional work experience relevant to the courses offered in the program, as approved by the executive dean; or
  • (c) an approved degree in the same discipline with a GPA of at least 4.5 and have completed at least two years of full-time (or equivalent) professional work experience relevant to the courses offered in the program, as approved by the executive dean; or
  • (d) an approved degree in a different discipline with a GPA of at least 4.5 and havecompleted at least five years of full-time (or equivalent) professional work experience relevant to the courses offered in the program, as approved by the executive dean; or
  • (e) an equivalent academic or professional qualification in law and be able to demonstrate to the satisfaction of the executive dean that they have the requisite knowledge to complete the program.

 For International students:

 To enrol in the program, a student must hold –

  • (a) an approved honours degree or masters degree in the same discipline with a GPA of at least 4.5 and at least one year of full-time (or equivalent) professional work experience relevant to the courses offered in the program, as approved by the executive dean; or
  • (b) an approved honours degree in a different discipline with a GPA of at least 4.5 and have completed at least three years of full-time (or equivalent) professional work experience relevant to the courses offered in the program, as approved by the executive dean; or
  • (c) an approved degree in the same discipline with a GPA of at least 4.5 and have completed at least two years of full-time (or equivalent) professional work experience relevant to the courses offered in the program, as approved by the executive dean; or
  • (d) an approved degree in a different discipline with a GPA of at least 4.5 and havecompleted at least five years of full-time (or equivalent) professional work experience relevant to the courses offered in the program, as approved by the executive dean; or
  • (e) an equivalent academic or professional qualification in law and be able to demonstrate to the satisfaction of the executive dean that they have the requisite knowledge 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:

  • LAWS7012 Business Taxation
  • LAWS7017 Real Estate Law
  • LAWS7023 Business and Corporate Law
  • LAWS7024 Occupational Health & Safety Law
  • LAWS7700 Water Law
  • LAWS7701 Major Dissertation A
  • LAWS7703 Estate Planning
  • LAWS7704 Estate Litigation
  • LAWS7706 Major Dissertation B
  • LAWS7707 Major Dissertation B
  • LAWS7708 Intellectual Property Law
  • LAWS7710 Principles of Global Law
  • LAWS7711 Laws of War
  • LAWS7712 International Minerals & Energy Law
  • LAWS7713 Law, Terrorism and Human Rights
  • LAWS7714 Refugees, Asylum Seekers and the Law: Rights and Realities
  • LAWS7800 Corporate Insolvency
  • LAWS7805 Natural Resources Law
  • LAWS7814 International & Comparative Copyright Law
  • LAWS7825 Supervised Research Project
  • LAWS7826 Dissertation B
  • LAWS7841 Theories in Dispute Resolution
  • LAWS7844 International & Comparative Patent Law
  • LAWS7846 International & Comparative Trademark Law
  • LAWS7851 Mediation
  • LAWS7853 Law of the World Trade Organization
  • LAWS7855 Electronic Commerce Law
  • LAWS7860 Insurance Law and Risk Management
  • LAWS7865 Maritime Law
  • LAWS7867 Marine Environment Law
  • LAWS7868 International Commercial Arbitration Law
  • LAWS7876 Carriage of Goods by Sea
  • LAWS7893 Corporate Governance Law
  • LAWS7904 Dissertation B
  • LAWS7908 Native Title Law
  • LAWS7944 Dissertation A
  • LAWS7947 Selected Topics in Intellectual Property Law
  • LAWS7953 International Dispute Settlement
  • LAWS7974 International Trade Finance Law
  • LAWS7975 Corporate Social Responsibility
  • LAWS7979 Commercial Conflict of Laws
  • LAWS7982 Consumer Protection Law
  • LAWS7983 Doing Business in Asia
  • LAWS7987 International Law & Development
  • LAWS7988 International Sale of Goods Law
  • LAWS7989 Environmental Law
  • LAWS7990 Native Title Mediation
  • LAWS7993 Corporate Finance Law

* Students with a law degree from a common law jurisdiction will be exempted from the requirement to complete these courses.

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How to Apply

Applications must be lodged via the Online Application Form. 

Additional application information:

For Australian students:

The following supporting documentation is required for all applications.Students must ensure that they have included ALL required documentation while submitting application.

  • Official certified transcripts for previous studies.
  • Evidence of work experience in the form of a CV. Please ensure that your CV includes your full work history, and outlines the major activities you undertake on a daily basis. Work experience must be in the 'same discipline' as defined above.

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:

The following supporting documentation is required for all applications.Students must ensure that they have included ALL required documentation while submitting application.

  • Official certified transcripts for previous studies.
  • Evidence of work experience in the form of a CV. Please ensure that your CV includes your full work history, and outlines the major activities you undertake on a daily basis. Work experience must be in the 'same discipline' as defined above.

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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