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LL.M. On Campus


University of Canberra

12 months
35000 AUD/year
26500 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Start date


If you’re a law graduate interested in advancing your career and pursuing a more focused path, then the Master of Laws from University of Canberra 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. 

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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.

Study the Master of Laws from University of Canberra and you will:

  • develop an advanced and integrated knowledge of law and legal practice in selected areas addressing both international and domestic contexts.
  • develop sophisticated legal problem-solving skills by interpreting, analysing and applying the relevant case law and legislation
  • employ high- level advocacy and communication skills to present written or oral legal solutions to a range of audiences.
  • critically analyse and evaluate current legal and policy issues and develop or respond to legal reform proposals
  • students undertaking a major research component will also be able to conduct a complex legal research project and synthesise the outcome of research to a range of audiences
  • gain experience and confidence in legal areas important to you
  • gain unprecedented access to local and international legal networks
  • build extensive professional industry contacts.

Career opportunities

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

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Legal Research and Writing 
  • Legal Research Reading 
  • Masters of Laws Dissertation 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


24 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

An applicant must hold one of the following qualifications:

  • a Juris Doctor, a Bachelor of Laws with Honours or an equivalent qualification;
  • 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
  • a Bachelor degree in any discipline plus a Graduate Certificate in Legal Studies or an equivalent qualification.
CRICOS Code: 019940M 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    35000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 35000 AUD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    26500 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26500 AUD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Canberra

1425 - 2504 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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