To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—
(a) a Juris Doctor or Bachelor of Laws, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;
(b) an assessment of this qualification by the Legal Practice Board of Western Australia that outlines which units are required to practice.
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.
This course is structured primarily for people who have fulfilled the requirements of a law degree and who have been admitted to practice, usually in another country, and have been advised by the Legal Practice Board of Western Australia to undertake extra units of study in order to be admitted to practise law in this State.
By studying a Master of Legal Practice, you will graduate ready to practise in WA. You'll learn from world-class professors at a top 100 university and study with the next generation of leaders in legal practice, government, business and the not-for-profit sector. Graduates of this program can apply for admission as a lawyer with the Legal Practice Board of WA. Further requirements for admission may be set by the Legal Practice Board.
CRICOS CODE: 098378M
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Course structure details
Take unit(s) to the value of 48-96 points, as approved by the School, and as required by the Legal Practice Board of Western Australia::
LAWS4101 Foundations of Law and Lawyering (6)
LAWS4102 Criminal Law (6)
LAWS4103 Contract (6)
LAWS4104 Property (6)
LAWS4106 Torts (6)
LAWS4107 Land Law (6)
LAWS4108 Foundations of Public Law (6)
LAWS4110 Interpretation (6)
LAWS5101 Constitutional Law (6)
LAWS5102 Administrative Law (6)
LAWS5103 Equity and Trusts (6)
LAWS5104 Corporations Law (6)
LAWS5105 Remedies (6)
LAWS5107 Evidence (6)
LAWS5108 Professional Practice (6)
LAWS5109 Dispute Resolution (6)
LAWS5115 Procedure (6)
The Master of Legal Practice provides graduates with the accreditation required to practise as a solicitor or barrister in Western Australia. Graduates can apply for admission as a lawyer with the Legal Practice Board of WA, subject to fulfilling any further requirements for admission that may be set by the Board.
OSHC: 530 ($) per year