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Monash University

Melbourne , Victoria ,Australia

Master of Laws

The Monash LLM is ideal for law graduates wanting to develop in-depth knowledge of a particular legal area, or those wanting to advance their professional expertise in a current area of practice. You will gain advanced professional skills and knowledge of law developments, practice, and scholarship of one or more areas of law.

The course offers nine specializations:

  • Commercial Law
  • Dispute resolution
  • Government law and regulatory practice
  • Human rights law
  • Intellectual property and communications law
  • International and comparative law
  • law and international development
  • Law studies
  • Workplace and employment law.

The Monash LLM offers a choice from a wide range of legal areas. You can focus on a specialized area or select from a broad range of electives for professional practice which will enable you to develop in-depth knowledge and advanced skills in areas of law and legal practice that suit your interests, skills, and career goals.

You will gain an understanding of law research methods and skills necessary to support law-related work and choose a program of study in which you plan and execute a major research-based project with a high level of personal autonomy and accountability.

Campus Information

Law Chambers

Located at 555 Lonsdale Street, the city campus sits near the bustling intersection of Lonsdale and William Streets, home to the Supreme Court of Victoria, County Court of Victoria and Melbourne Magistrates' Court. It is nestled between Owen Dixon Chambers and the Office of Public Prosecutions Victoria and is a short stroll to the Commonwealth Law Courts and the Children's Court of Victoria. ?The Facility provides substantial space for both staff & students with high quality teaching facilities and quiet study areas. Student amenities include a library node, a multi-purpose lounge and a kitchen, all conducive to creative and independent learning.

Intakes

  • July
  • Aug

Application Processing Time in Days: 30

Application Process

offer letter
10 Days
Payment
Days
Confirmation from the University
15 Days
Visa Processing
20 Days

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

Monash Arts Jobs and Careers

Monash Arts prepares our students for their professional futures and the impact they create in their organisations and communities.
There are over 81,240 Monash Arts alumni across 130 countries. Our global community includes The Hon. Daniel Andrews MP, The Hon. Dan Tehan MP, Adam Bandt MP, Bill Shorten MP, Sarah Abo, Yalda Hakim, Vance Joy, Professor Sharman Stone, Professor Emeritus Ariel Heryanto, H.E. Mr Arthur Spyrou, H.E. Mr Saleumxay Kommasith and thousands of influential graduates impacting communities, nations and the world for good.

We work as ...

Monash Arts graduates work as: Authors, Ambassadors, Analysts, Artists, Consultants, Creative Directors, Communication Specialists, Criminologists, Digital Consultants, Diplomats, Educators, Entrepreneurs, Executives, IT Specialists, Journalists, Media Presenters, Musicians, Linguists, Lawyers, Marketers, Media and Communication Specialists, Politicians, Policymakers, and a wide range of occupations.

With the flexibility of combining our Arts degree with Business, Engineering, Education, Science, IT and over 40 majors to choose from, our career opportunities are amplified.

We work in ...

The Arts, Business, Education, Government, IT, Science Law, Education, Not-for- Profit sectors.

Our top 20 employers in Australia include:

  • ABC
  • Accenture
  • ANZ Ban
  • Coles Group
  • Deakin University
  • Deloitte
  • Department of Environment, Land, Water
  • Department of Health & Human Services
  • Department of Education & Training
  • Department of Foreign Affairs & Trade
  • Department of Justice
  • Department Premier & Cabinet
  • Ernest & Young
  • Herbert Smith
  • Freehills
  • KPMG
  • Latrobe University
  • Minter Ellison
  • Monash Health
  • Monash University
  • National Australia Bank
  • PwC

PSW Opportunity

  • 2 year Post Study Work Visa Opportunity

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Qualifications

Entry Level 1 (96 points to complete) Parts A, B, C, D

A bachelor's degree in law (or equivalent) from a non-Australian jurisdiction.

A letter from the Victorian Legal Admissions Board (VLAB) stipulating which areas of law are required to meet the academic eligibility requirements for admission to practice in Victoria. The letter from VLAB must be dated within 12 months of submitting your application for study.

Entry Level 2 (48 points to complete) Parts C and D

A JD or a bachelor honors degree in Law, or an equivalent qualification;

OR

A bachelor degree in Law (or equivalent) plus either a graduate diploma in Law, a graduate certificate in Law, or an equivalent postgraduate qualification;

OR

A bachelor degree in Law (or equivalent) plus sufficient relevant work-based or other learning to together constitute the equivalent of one of the above qualifications*

OR

A bachelor's degree in Law (or equivalent) plus admission to practice as an Australian lawyer.

* For the purposes of satisfying these requirements, other learning may include but is not confined to, learning in the context of other non-law degrees.

  • Course Code: 0100563
  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Masters/PG Degree
  • Duration: 02 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 93400 AUD
    Annual Cost of Living: 21041 AUD
    Application Fee: 100 AUD
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