The Master of Laws (Research) offered at La Trobe University requires you to deepen your knowledge of your discipline area and develop advanced skills in the conduct of independent and sustained research.
As a Master’s by research candidate, you will undertake a supervised research project that culminates in the submission of a thesis for examination.
Upon completion of your candidature you must demonstrate through your thesis that you have acquired an advanced and integrated understanding of a complex body of knowledge in one or more disciplines.
Graduates are likely to find roles in academia, the legal profession, law reform, politics, business and commerce, government service, and public administration.
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- Competence in the design and conduct of a research project that incorporates methodological skills appropriate to the discipline and a body of knowledge that includes the understanding of recent developments in one or more disciplines.
- Ability to provide a critical appraisal of relevant literature and available research, to appreciate and understand the relationship of the investigations undertaken to the wider field of knowledge in which these investigations are located, and to draw out the contribution to knowledge made by these investigations.
- 24 months
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DisciplinesCriminal Law Public Law Master of Laws (LLM) View 45 other Masters in Public Law in Australia
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
CRICOS code: 055091D
- You must have completed an Australian Bachelor's degree with Honours at H1 or H2A level, or approved international equivalent. If you have Honours at H2B level, or equivalent, you may still be considered in some instances.
International37000 AUD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 37000 AUD per year during 24 months.
Living costs for Melbourne
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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