Master On Campus

International Law

University of Sydney

12 months
51000 AUD/year
37000 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The International Law program at the University of Sydney prepares you for professional work and academic research in the fields of public international law and international policy by equipping you with skills and knowledge to negotiate the legal and policy issues affecting relations between states; between states and international organisations; and between states and individuals. 


The International Law program at the University of Sydney offers you the opportunity to complete an optional International Law Research Project, worth the equivalent of two units of study. An acknowledged leader in international law, Sydney Law School offers a unique program allowing combination of core areas with a variety of specialisations.

Career Pathways

The Master of International Law (MIL) is designed for lawyers or non-lawyers who wish to upgrade their qualification(s) for the purposes of career advancement or professional and academic interest.

Future study options 

Sydney Law School is a major international centre for legal research. The faculty has internationally renowned academic staff members whose expertise range across a wide variety of fields. Sydney Law School offers three higher degrees by research: Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Master of Laws by research (LLM) and Master of Criminology by research (MCrim).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Anti-Terrorism Law 
  • Challenges of Democratic Politics 
  • Chinese Laws and Chinese Legal Systems 
  • Chinese Politics 
  • Climate Justice and Disaster Law  
  • Democracy, Development and Rights in SE Asia

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS code: 029884J 

  • Available places will be offered to qualified applicants based on merit, according to the following admissions criteria. Admission to candidature for the Master of International Law requires: a) a bachelor's degree with a minimum credit average from the University of Sydney, or an equivalent qualification; or b) a bachelor's degree from the University of Sydney, or an equivalent qualification; and the applicant provides evidence of two years of relevant professional experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    51000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 51000 AUD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    37000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37000 AUD per year during 12 months.

Living costs for Sydney

1882 - 3547 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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