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Master of Laws

Master of Laws

  • ID:UWA610111
  • Level:Master's Degree
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • TuitionFee/Year:$37,300.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$30,540.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$37,300.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$30,540.00
Estimated Total/program:
$67,840.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have:

  • (a)(i) a Juris Doctor or Bachelor of Laws, or equivalent as recognised by UWA; and (ii) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 60 per cent; 

or

  • (b) completed 24 points of the Graduate Diploma in Law of this University with a UWA weighted average mark of at least 60 per cent*.

Note: *Credit for units completed in this course will only be given if the course is not conferred.

English requirements

  • Qualification through WACE, TEE or equivalent
    • Pass in English, English Literature, or English as a Second Language
  • GCE O-level (GCSE and IGCSE)
    • Minimum grade C / C6 in English, English Language, English (First Language) or English Literature.
    • Minimum grade A in IGCSE English as a Second Language, with grade 1(One) in Oral/Aural Communication.
    • Must be endorsed by CIE, OCR, Edexcel, AQA or other UK authority (independent and school-assessed O-levels are not sufficient).
  • TOEFL (paper-based)
    • 570 with a Test of Written English (TWE) of no less than 4.5
    • Scholarship applicants require 580, with 45 in the Test of Spoken English (TSE) and 4.5 in the Test of Written English (TWE)
  • IBT TOEFL (Internet-based test score)
    • 82 with 22 for writing, 20 for speaking, 20 for listening, and 18 for reading
  • IELTS (Academic)
    • 6.5 (no band lower than 6.0)
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English
    • C pass
  • Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English
    • B grade
  • CELT Bridging Course
    • Overall score of 70% with a minimum of 65% for each section
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) (Academic)
    • Overall score of 64 with a minimum score of 64 in the Reading and Writing sections, 59 in the Speaking section and 54 in the Listening section.
    • The Law School requires an overall score of 70 with a minimum score of 70 in each section.

Other requirements

Higher English scores are required for admission to higher degrees in some faculties at UWA:

  • Law: overall IELTS of 7.5, with a minimum score of 7.5 for reading and writing and a minimum of 7.0 for speaking and listening.
  • Education: overall IELTS score of 7.0, with a minimum of 6.5 in reading and writing.
  • Dentistry: overall IELTS score of 7.0, with a minimum of 6.5 in reading and writing.
  • Business: overall IELTS score of 6.5, with a minimum of 6.5 in reading and writing.

Course Information

The flexible course curriculum of the Master of Laws (LLM) gives you the freedom to personalise your education. You can choose a specialised area of the law or broaden your knowledge across a diverse range of subjects including commercial law, government regulation, resources law and a range of public and private international law areas. This postgraduate degree provides a diverse range of subjects and law graduates can choose to either specialise or select a variety of subjects to broaden their legal expertise. A cross-section of units includes international commercial arbitration, government accountability, family law, property law and employment law.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

  • This course provides law graduates with advanced reasoning, knowledge and research skills which are highly valued by employers in our increasingly complex and dynamic workplace. While many graduates go on to successful careers as policy advisors, lawyers, academics or in-house counsel, many also choose not to practise law. Instead, their qualifications enhance their employment opportunities in areas across business, government and non-government organisations.
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