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About

The Public 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, Comparative Law, International Law, and Sustainable Development. 

Overview

  • Develop a broader perspective and learn to assess the design, implementation and effectiveness of current regulation in Australia with USQ’s Master of Laws (Public Law).
  • Select courses covering constitutional human rights, the responsibilities of the government and its representatives, European Union law, or comparative constitutional law.
  • A significant component of your degree will be research-based. You will become proficient in legal research, advanced legal writing and critical thinking through a series of guided research projects.

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 Public 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.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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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

    29210 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 29210 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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