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Master of Laws
Master of Laws

Master of Laws

  • ID:UWA610111
  • Level:Master's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—1(a) a Juris Doctor or Bachelor of Laws, as recognised by UWA

English Requirements

  • Internet-based Test (iBT): An overall score of 82 with a minimum score of: 22 in the Writing section; 18 in the Reading section; 20 in the Speaking section; and 20 in the Listening 

  • IELTS (Academic) including IELTS for UKVI (Academic): Minimum overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0 (must include Academic Reading and Writing modules)

  • PTE (Academic): Postgraduate Research Studies applicants: An overall score of 64 with a minimum score of 64 in the reading and writing sections, and no less than 54 in the other sections.

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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Course structure details

Option - Group A

Take unit(s) to the value of 48 points:

  • LAWS5105 Remedies (6)

  • LAWS5111 Corporate Governance for Resources Companies (6)

  • LAWS5114 International Environmental Law (6)

  • LAWS5117 Advanced Evidence and Proof (6)

  • LAWS5118 Family Law (6)

  • LAWS5128 Consumer Law (6)

  • LAWS5132 Income Taxation Law (6)

  • LAWS5135 Select Topics in Insurance Law (6)

  • LAWS5144 Mining and Energy Law (6)

  • LAWS5150 Intellectual Property Law (6)

  • LAWS5152 Media Law (6)

  • LAWS5160 Law Review Part 1 (0)

  • LAWS5161 Law Review Part 2 (6)

  • LAWS5165 Public International Law (6)

  • LAWS5167 Comparative Legal Method (6)

  • LAWS5175 Heritage Governance: from Global to Local (6)

  • LAWS5176 Australian Financial Transactions Law and Regulation (6)

  • LAWS5179 Law of the Sea (6)

  • LAWS5181 Health Law and Policy (6)

  • LAWS5219 International Criminal Law (6)

  • LAWS5220 International Humanitarian Law (6)

  • LAWS5223 Theories of Justice and Punishment (6)

  • LAWS5226 International Human Rights Law (6)

  • LAWS5230 Aviation Law (6)

  • LAWS5231 Advanced Capital Gains Tax (6)

  • LAWS5232 Double Tax Agreements and International Tax Law (6)

  • LAWS5233 Base Erosion, Profit Shifting and Transfer Pricing (6)

  • LAWS5234 Taxation of Trusts (6)

  • LAWS5235 Taxation Law of a Foreign State (6)

  • LAWS5236 Advanced Australian Corporate Taxation (6)

  • LAWS5237 Advanced Australian International Taxation (6)

  • LAWS5238 Goods and Services Taxation (6)

  • LAWS5239 Resource Taxation (6)

  • LAWS5240 Tax Dispute Resolution (6)

  • LAWS5251 International Sales Law (6)

  • LAWS5254 International Trade Law (6)

  • LAWS5305 Mediation: Practice and Skills (6)

  • LAWS5358 Innovations in Legal Practice Management (6)

  • LAWS5360 Employment Law (6)

  • LAWS5378 Government Accountability—Law and Practice (6)

  • LAWS5398 Construction Law (6)

  • LAWS5503 Conflict of Laws (6)

  • LAWS5507 International Oil and Gas Law (6)

  • LAWS5517 Mining Law (6)

  • LAWS5521 Climate Change Law and Emissions Trading (6)

  • LAWS5528 Unjust Enrichment and Restitution (6)

  • LAWS5532 Energy Agreements: Oil and Gas, Alternative Energy and Sustainability (6)

  • LAWS5540 Environmental Protection Law (6)

  • LAWS5541 Equity Capital Markets & Securities Regulation (6)

  • LAWS5576 International Commercial Arbitration (6)

  • LAWS5577 Space and Satellite Law (6)

  • LAWS5589 Energy Regulation: Sustainable Oil and Gas and Alternative Energy Production (6)

  • LAWS5590 Water Resources Law (6)

  • LAWS5694 Research Paper I (6)

  • LAWS5695 Research Paper II (12)

  • LAWS5696 Research Paper III Part 1 (6)

  • LAWS5697 Research Paper III Part 2 (6)

  • LAWS5813 Legal Issues for Not-for-Profit Entities (6)

  • LAWS5820 Legislation in Practice (6)

  • SVLG5001 McCusker Centre for Citizenship Internship (6)

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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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Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) per year

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