24 months
37000 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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There's never been a better time to build new skills and follow your passion. Apply now to secure your place for the Master of Laws (Research) from La Trobe University.

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This Master of Laws (Research) from La Trobe University  enables you to complete independent research under academic supervision and submit a thesis of up to 50,000 words on a topic relating to one of the Law School's areas of research expertise, including Asian law, commercial law and policy, conflict resolution, corporations law and corporate governance, criminal law and justice, family society and law, international and comparative law, global business law, labour law, lawyers and pathways to justice, legal ethics and securities regulation.

Career outcomes

This degree will open up a range of career pathways for you, including academic research, higher education, the legal profession, law reform, politics, business and commerce, government service, and public administration. It can also serve as a pathway into a PhD.

Programme Structure

  • A range of work based learning opportunities are available, including internships, mentoring, and industry-linked projects.
  • Internships. Candidates who have successfully confirmed their candidature and who are making satisfactory progress may apply to participate in an internship at least one month before they submit their thesis. Refer to the Graduate Research Candidature Policy and associated information.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.


240 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 055091D  

  • The minimum academic requirement for entry to a Masters by research at La Trobe is a three year Bachelor degree in a relevant discipline completed within the last ten years with a weighted average mark in the final year of 65 or above.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37000 AUD per year during 24 months.

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

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.

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