Master On Campus

Administrative Law and Policy

University of Sydney

12 months
51000 AUD/year
37000 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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The Administrative Law and Policy program at the University of Sydney will develop your understanding of the relationship between the law and analysis and implementation of public policy by examining the values inherent in administrative law and those of public administration, together with the practical aspects of applying the law.  


The Administrative Law and Policy program at the University of Sydney offers the opportunity for public administrators specialising as lawyers or policy analysts to learn together within the disciplines of law, government and social policy. It also provides an understanding of public policy objectives and of appropriate methodological approaches to analysing the social and economic effects of reforms.

This degree is unique in terms of its content and delivery. Administered by Sydney Law School, it offers you an opportunity to complement your law studies with study through the University’s Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and our School of Education and Social Work. 

Career Pathways 

The Master of Administrative Law & Policy (MALP) is designed for those who work in the fields of law, economics, government, social work or another relevant discipline, who wish to upgrade their undergraduate qualification(s) for the purposes of career advancement or professional and academic interest.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Administrative Law and Policy
  • Commercial Law
  • Corporate, Securities and Finance Law
  • Criminology
  • Environmental Law
  • Global Law
  • Health Law
  • International Law 

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months
    • Flexible

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: 020152G 

  • Available places will be offered to qualified applicants based on merit, according to the following admissions criteria. Admission to the degree requires: a) a bachelor's degree with a minimum credit average from the University of Sydney, or an equivalent qualification; or b) a bachelor's degree from the University of Sydney, or an equivalent qualification; and the applicant provides evidence of two years of relevant professional experience.

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.


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