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About

The Comparative Law program from the University of Southern Queensland  may give you the opportunity to select either a second major or an additional four courses from other Master of Laws majors, including Commercial Law, International Law, Public Law and Sustainable Development. 

Overview

  • With the increased globalisation of world trade and the necessity to conduct business in unfamiliar legal systems, there has never been a more appropriate time to undertake postgraduate studies in Comparative Law.
  • As part of this specialisation, you will examine the global trend towards harmonisation of laws, as well as impacts and changes within the European Union affecting current legal practice in Australia.

Career outcomes  

  • As one of few online Law Masters qualifications available in Australia, USQ’s Master of Laws offers both Australian and overseas law graduates the opportunity to gain a postgraduate law degree while they continue to work.
  • The Comparative Law program from the University of Southern Queensland  allows you to tailor your study across 22 specialist courses which enhance careers in legal practice, public policy, government, law reform, international organisations, social services, international business, environmental governance and local government.
  • The Master of Laws is ideal if you wish to gain the research skills required to gain entry into higher level research degrees such as the PhD.

Programme Structure

Courses include:
  • Legal Research Methodology
  • International Business Law
  • Comparative Employment Law
  • Cross-border Litigation  
  • International Humanitarian Law

  • Comparative Native Title Law and Policy 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details
  • You can apply throughout the year and for courses that start in three different semesters
  • Apply early, to make sure you secure a place

Credits

12 alternative credits

units

Delivered

Online

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: QLD 00244B, NSW 02225M  

  • Completed an Australian Bachelor of Laws degree; a Bachelor of Laws (Honours); a Juris Doctor; or an international equivalent. Applicants who do not hold a law degree but have an equivalent qualification approved by a legal profession admissions board are also eligible to apply for entry.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    31120 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 31120 AUD per year during 18 months.
  • National

    29120 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29120 AUD per year during 18 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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