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Commercial and Resources Law

The University of Western Australia

Master On Campus
12 months
Duration
38000 AUD/year
32800 AUD/year
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About

This Commercial and Resources Law course from The University of Western Australia prepares both legal and non-legal professionals with the knowledge and skills needed for a future in the rapidly expanding resources sector.

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Overview

About The Course

You will learn about a wide range of legal considerations across the mining, energy and resources sector, as well as gaining the necessary technical knowledge, such as how petroleum is produced or how iron ore is mined. You will benefit from a comprehensive and multifaceted understanding of the industry. 

The Commercial and Resources Law course from The University of Western Australia is available for law and non-law graduates and is ideal for those looking to expand their knowledge of or seek a new career in the mining, energy and natural resources sector. 

Topics covered may include international investment in mineral resources, oil and gas law (locally and globally), corporate governance in the resources sector, climate change, agreements, project developments, mining law, environmental law and more.

Career Pathways

This course prepares you for a career in the mining, energy and resources sector. For students with a prior non-law undergraduate degree, the Master of Commercial and Resources Law provides useful knowledge of the law and valuable understanding of important legal considerations relating to large-scale resources-related projects. 

Students who have a prior law degree (as well as the necessary Practical Legal Training) may use the complementary knowledge gained in this course to act as Special Counsel/Executive Counsel in resources companies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Corporate Governance for Resources Companies 
  • Foundations of Law and Governance 
  • International Trade Financing 
  • Resource Taxation 
  • Foundations of International Commercial Law 
  • International Sales Law 
  • International Shipping Law 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details

Throughout the year

Language

English

Credits

48 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 The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
70

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 047155D

  • a Juris Doctor or Bachelor of Laws, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; 
  • a bachelor's degree in a cognate area, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA
  • the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent; 
  • a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA
  • the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent
  • at least two years of relevant professional experience
  • completed 24 points of the Graduate Diploma in Commercial and Resources Law of this University with a UWA weighted average mark of at least 60 per cent. 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    38000 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 38000 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    32800 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32800 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

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