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The University of Western Australia

12 months
37300 AUD/year
32200 AUD/year
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This Master of Laws at The University of Western Australia is designed to equip practicing lawyers and law graduates with an advanced understanding of the law to meet the challenges of the dynamic workplace. 

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The flexible course curriculum of the Master of Laws (LLM) gives you the freedom to personalise your education. You can choose a specialised area of the law or broaden your knowledge across a diverse range of subjects including commercial law, government regulation, resources law and a range of public and private international law areas. 

This Master of Laws at The University of Western Australia provides a diverse range of subjects and law graduates can choose to either specialise or select a variety of subjects to broaden their legal expertise. A cross-section of units includes international commercial arbitration, government accountability, family law, property law and employment law.


This course provides law graduates with advanced reasoning, knowledge and research skills which are highly valued by employers in our increasingly complex and dynamic workplace. While many graduates go on to successful careers as policy advisors, lawyers, academics or in-house counsel, many also choose not to practise law. Instead, their qualifications enhance their employment opportunities in areas across business, government and non-government organisations.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Remedies 
  • Corporate Governance for Resources Companies
  • International Environmental Law
  • Advanced Evidence and Proof
  • Family Law
  • Consumer Law
  • Income Taxation Law

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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

Applications are accepted throughout the year.


IELTS or TOEFL needed


48 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

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).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated 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.
82 (required)
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.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • a Juris Doctor or Bachelor of Laws, or equivalent as recognised by UWA; and
  •  the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 60 per cent; 


  • completed 24 points of the Graduate Diploma in Law of this University with a UWA weighted average mark of at least 60 per cent.
CRICOS: 003308M

Tuition Fee

  • International

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

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


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.

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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