LL.M. On Campus


University of Sydney

12 months
51000 AUD/year
37000 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Laws program at the University of Sydney is one of the leading postgraduate coursework programs in law in Australia. It is a flexible and highly sought-after degree that caters specifically for the needs of the legal profession. 


The Laws program at the University of Sydney is one of Australia's largest, with more than 120 units of study offered each year. We offer postgraduate study in a number of specialist areas as well as specialised units of study, with units taught by our own experts as well as by international visitors.

As a law graduate, you may choose from the entire range of units of study offered through Sydney Law School's postgraduate coursework program, allowing you to tailor an LLM program that suits your academic and professional needs.

Career Pathways

Graduates of the LLM will: 

  • Possess an excellent and up-to-date knowledge of the law; the skills to understand and contribute to changes in professional practice or scholarship; and an ability to apply their knowledge and skills to new situations.
  • Possess knowledge of research principles and methods applicable to the law, and the ability to undertake substantial research-based projects.
  • Possess cognitive skills such as critical judgement and critical thinking in the learning and application of law to policy, practice and academic pursuits. Possess cognitive, technical and creative skills to recognise, define, analyse, and solve complex legal problems, and to generate and evaluate complex ideas at an abstract level.
  • Use exceptional written and oral communication skills to communicate objective or persuasive conclusions to specialist and non-specialist audiences.
  • Possess the skills to understand and contribute to changes in professional practice or scholarship, and demonstrate an ability to apply their knowledge and skills to new situations.
  • Demonstrate a high level of personal autonomy and accountability.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Administrative Law
  • Advanced Employment Law 
  • Advanced Obligations and Remedies 
  • Anti-Terrorism Law 
  • Australian International Taxation 
  • Biodiversity Law 
  • Breach of Contract 
  • Capital Gains Tax 
  • Chinese International Taxation 

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: 006449G 

  • Available places will be offered to qualified applicants based on merit, according to the following admissions criteria. Admission to candidature for the Master of Laws requires: a Bachelor of Laws or Juris Doctor with a minimum credit average from the University of Sydney, or an equivalent qualification.

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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