18 months
44288 AUD/year
36960 AUD/year
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The Master of International Law offered at the University of Queensland is suited to anyone who works in an international field (with or without a legal background), or has aspirations of pursuing a career associated with international law anywhere in the world. 


Broaden your personal and career horizons whether you're a law or non-law graduate by examining how international law shapes almost all forms of global interaction, from business and trade to diplomacy and acts of war.

As a student you'll immerse yourself in four compelling compulsory courses: Principles of International Law; Law of Armed Conflict; Law, Terrorism and Human Rights; and Refugees, Asylum Seekers and the Law: Rights and Realities.

You also have a choice of various elective courses covering topics such as business, diplomacy, international policy, advocacy, negotiation and armed conflict. Courses are taught by academics, legal practitioners, judges and international scholars, many of whom have first-hand experience working in some of the world's most dynamic social and economic environments.

Program highlights of the Master of International Law offered at the University of Queensland 

  • Discover more about our increasingly internationalised world and the role international laws play in countless lives across all borders.
  • Gain a clear understanding of the structure of international laws, the way they shape the international system, and how to work within those laws.
  • Choose from a range of elective courses to suit personal growth and your interests, and achieve your degree within 1.5 years (or part-time equivalent).

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • International Human Rights Law
  • Principles of International Law
  • Law of Armed Conflict
  • Refugees, Asylum Seekers and the Law: Rights and Realities
  • Law, Terrorism and Human Rights 
  • States in Transition: Issues in Constitutional and International Law
  • Current Issues in International Law (Public)
  • Cultural Heritage Law

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


24 alternative credits


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Academic requirements

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Other requirements

General requirements

 CRICOS code: 092451M  

  • A bachelor degree in the same discipline with a GPA of 5.

Tuition Fee

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    44288 AUD/year
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    36960 AUD/year
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    Based on the tuition of 36960 AUD per year during 18 months.

Living costs for Brisbane

1402 - 2528 AUD /month
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The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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