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Master of Laws
Master of Laws

Master of Laws

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  • Level:Master's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirement

An applicant must hold one of the following qualifications:

  • (a) a Juris Doctor, a Bachelor of Laws with Honours or an equivalent qualification;
  • (b) a Bachelor of Laws without Honours and has normally achieved a Grade Point Average of 5.0, or has been admitted to legal practice, or with minimum two years of full-time relevant professional experience; or
  • (c) a Bachelor degree in any discipline plus a Graduate Certificate in Legal Studies or an equivalent qualification.

To qualify as a Bachelor of Laws with Honours for the purpose of admission, the course must generally be a minimum of four years duration and include a semester length research component.

English requirement

Academic IELTS of 6.5 or equivalent, with no band score below 6.0

Course Information

If you’re a law graduate interested in advancing your career and pursuing a more focused path, then the UC Master of Laws is the perfect option as it will help you gain the legal knowledge, understanding, and expertise to take your career to the next level and beyond.

Offering a highly flexible, engaging and personalised study platform, the UC Master of Laws is specifically designed to help you develop the legal expertise suited to your career interests, ensuring you gain maximum value from your time studying at UC.

As part of your studies, you will have the chance to sharpen your legal research and writing skills and test your new knowledge in highly supportive theoretical and real-world learning environments.

If you have a Graduate Certificate in Legal Studies or an equivalent qualification and are looking for the opportunity to deepen your understanding of law, policy and legal systems, and improve your career prospects, then this is your chance.

With a Law and Paralegal study area ranked in the top five nationally for generic skills development and a program delivered by both experienced law academics and seasoned legal practitioners, UC offers a WIL program second to none.

WIL is a vital component of the student education experience as not only does it offer students the opportunity to gain practical experience by working on real-world legal issues, but it also provides them with the chance to work alongside industry professionals and expand their network of professional contacts.

As part of their WIL training, UC students will have the opportunity to undertake an internship thanks to our strong links with law firms, government, and non-governmental agencies, both locally and overseas.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

The UC Master of Laws is a globally recognised and respected qualification that will help you take your legal expertise to the next level. As such, successful graduates of this course will be exposed to numerous job opportunities all over the world, including, but not limited to:

  • lawyer in government and private sectors*

  • judge*

  • legislative drafter*

  • policy adviser

  • legal officer

  • law lecturer

  • director or senior executive

*subject to satisfactory compliance with legal profession admission requirements which usually include an undergraduate law degree and successful completion of a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice.

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Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) AUD per year

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