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Taught by a team of international experts, you will develop a sound understanding of the theory and practice of international law and how international institutions work. The course is available to law and non-law graduates and is suited to current law practitioners and those pursuing a career relevant to international law in government, non-government, not for profit and private institutions. 

Study begins with core units in the foundations of international law, theory, method and contemporary issues, as well as international foundations of public international law. You can then specialise by electing units from areas such as criminal, human rights, environmental, oil and gas, and World Trade Organization law, as well as electing a research option which will provide a pathway to further studies.

Career

This Master of International Law at The University of Western Australia opens career opportunities relevant to international law in government, non-government, not for profit and private institutions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Public International Law
  •  Theory, Method and Contemporary Issues of International Law
  • International Environmental Law
  • Law of the Sea
  • International Criminal Law
  • International Humanitarian Law

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline. More details: The majority of units are offered intensively throughout the year during the vacation periods and study breaks.
  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 12 months
    Part-time
    • Intensity Flexible
  • Credits
    48 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
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English Language Requirements

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  • Minimum required score:

    82

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    570

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    7

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score (Grade C):

    180

    C1 Advanced is a Cambridge English Qualification. It reports on the Cambridge English Scale between 142 and 210. You will receive a separate score for each of the four skills (reading, writing, listening and speaking) and for Use of English. These five scores are averaged to give you an overall result for the exam. Universities and colleges may ask you to achieve a specific score, either overall or for a particular skill.

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Academic Requirements

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; 

or

  • a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and
  • the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 65 per cent; and
  • at least two years of relevant professional experience.
CRICOS: 083868E

Work Experience

At least 2 year(s) of work experience are required.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    37296 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 37300 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    32196 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 32200 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Living costs for Perth

  • 1328 - 2370 AUD/month
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