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Law (Research)

Swinburne University of Technology

LL.M. On Campus
24 months
Duration
32800 AUD/year
30550 AUD/year
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About

The Master of Law (Research) at Swinburne University of Technology offers students the opportunity to undertake supervised research in the related discipline of their choice.Candidates develop a range of skills, including independent thinking, project management, data analysis and critical thinking, as well as refined communication skills.

Overview

The Master of Law (Research) at Swinburne University of Technology fosters the development of independent research skills, making it ideal preparation for those looking to undertake further research through a PhD program and/or pursue a career in research.

As a Master of Law (Research) candidate you will undertake supervised research with the aim of completing a major thesis that demonstrates mastery of inquiry in a field of a discipline or profession.

This program is suited to applicants who:

  • are interested in a career in research
  • have a genuine passion for research of a particular field
  • have a naturally inquiring mind and a desire to know more
  • are interested in undertaking a PhD program in the future
  • wish to gain an internationally recognised qualification
  • want to enhance their research education and/or employment opportunities.

Graduate skills

  • A Master of Law (Research) graduate is expected to be able to:
  • plan, conduct and complete a research project or program
  • understand relevant techniques in the field demonstrated both by your comprehensive review of the literature and by your research processes
  • access and interpret key data in relevant fields
  • present outcomes clearly and logically using relevant media.

Other key skills obtained by research graduates include:

  • Independent thinking
  • Decision-making skills 
  • Good judgement
  • Logical thought, rationality
  • Communication skills
  • Project management skills
  • Data analysis
  • Problem solving
  • Critical thinking

Programme Structure

  • The Master of Law (Research) degree is generally completed over a period of two years full-time or four years part-time. Candidates carry out a program of research, investigation or development involving the submission of a substantial major thesis of 50,000 – 60,000 words, which is the sole form of assessment for the degree.
  • Throughout your candidature you will receive guidance and support from your research supervisors. You will also have the opportunity to participate in a number of research training sessions on topics such as thesis writing, publishing and presenting.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

Intakes Hawthorn (January, February, March, April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December)

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
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Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code 096402K

  • You must have completed a three-year degree with a minimum average of 65% in the final year units of study. Other relevant experience will also be taken into account in assessing your application.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    32800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32800 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    30550 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30550 AUD per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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