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Master of Legal Studies
Master of Legal Studies

Master of Legal Studies

  • ID:UC610027
  • Level:Master's Degree
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Admission Requirements

Entry requirement

Admission is open to graduates Law. Applicants will normally have a Grade Point Average of 5.0 or higher in their undergraduate Law degree or hold qualifications deemed equivalent.

English requirement

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

Course Information

If you are a Law graduate looking to further develop your knowledge of law and specialise, or an international looking to gain admission to legal practice in Australia, then the Master of Legal Studies is the perfect course for you.

Focused yet flexible, this course offers a comprehensive range of study options allowing you to tailor your studies to meet your career interests and learning needs; or, if you’re an overseas law graduate, the chance to complete the academic requirements for admission to legal practice in Australia.

Whatever your career objectives are, this course will help you expand your knowledge of Australian law in critical areas of business, while simultaneously giving you the skills, education, and experience to confidently and competently explore a more decisive legal career path.

Work Integrated Learning (WIL) is a vital component of this course as not only does it offer you the opportunity to gain practical experience working on real-world legal issues, it also gives you the chance to work alongside industry professionals and thus expand your network of professional contacts at the same time.

Our Law and Paralegal study areas are ranked in the top five nationally for generic skills development, and as part of this course, eligible students will have the opportunity to complete a law internship unit through our links with law firms, governments, non-governmental agencies, and overseas organisations.

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Opportunities exist for Master of Legal Studies graduates to expand your skills and understanding of the legal framework in an area of your choice. Depending on your study pathway, some jobs, and roles which graduates of the course may pursue include:

  • lawyer in government and private sectors

  • judge

  • policy adviser

  • legislative drafter

  • legal researcher in public service, law reform body, parliament, court system, private sector

  • legal officer

  • company director

  • academic

Ability to settle

Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) AUD per year

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