24 months
Duration
40900 AUD/year
38600 AUD/year
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About

Study a Master of Legal Practice at The University of Western Australia and you’ll graduate ready to undertake practical legal training and apply for admission as a lawyer with the Legal Practice Board of WA.

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Overview

Graduates of this Master of Legal Practice at The University of Western Australia can apply for admission to legal practice in Western Australia. Requirements for study may be set by the Legal Practice Board.

This course is structured primarily for people who have fulfilled the requirements of a law degree and who have been admitted to practice, usually in another country, and have been advised by the Legal Practice Board of Western Australia to undertake extra units of study in order to be admitted to practise law in this State.

By studying a Master of Legal Practice, you will graduate ready to practise in WA. You'll learn from world-class professors at a top 100 university and study with the next generation of leaders in legal practice, government, business and the not-for-profit sector. 

Careers

The Master of Legal Practice provides graduates with the accreditation required to practise as a solicitor or barrister in Western Australia. Graduates can apply for admission as a lawyer with the Legal Practice Board of WA, subject to fulfilling any further requirements for admission that may be set by the Board. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Law and Lawyering  
  • Criminal Law 
  • Contract 
  • Property 
  • Torts 
  • Land Law 
  • Public Law 
  • Interpretation 
  • Constitutional Law 
  • Administrative Law 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Credits

96 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS CODE 098378M 

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—

  • a Juris Doctor or Bachelor of Laws, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and
  • an assessment of this qualification by the Legal Practice Board of Western Australia that outlines which units are required to practice. 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    40900 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 81800 AUD for the full programme during 24 months.
  • National

    38600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 77200 AUD for the full programme during 24 months.

Living costs for Perth

1328 - 2367 AUD /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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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