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Monash University

Melbourne , Victoria ,Australia

Master of Legal Studies

The Monash Master of Legal Studies is designed to equip non-lawyers with the legal skills and knowledge you need to make better managerial and commercial decisions and to lead your organization effectively.

This course provides you with the legal knowledge that will give you a competitive edge in your chosen career.

You can choose to focus on one of nine specialized areas to gain an understanding of the law and how it shapes commercial and public decisions in today’s global environment.

The course offers 9 specializations:

  • Commercial and Corporate Law
  • Criminal Law and Forensics
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Global Society and Human Rights
  • Health Law and Community
  • Labour and Employment Law
  • Public Sector Governance and Regulation
  • Technology and Innovation
  • Transnational Economic Regulation

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

  • Feb
  • July

Application Processing Time in Days: 15

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

Current job opportunities 

Lecturer (School of Psychology) -   

In this role, you will be closely involved in the clinical supervision of Doctorate of Psychology (Clinical) candidates on placement at the Monash Psychology Centre (MPC) and involved in the administration of external placements, including facilitation of mid-placement reviews. You will also contribute to clinical teaching in the Doctorate of Psychology (Clinical) program, including assessment in the Objective Structured Clinical Examinations.

You will also be expected to bring your clinical experience and passion for training the next generation of clinical psychologists at Monash University. You will be centrally involved in the delivery of the Doctorate of Psychology (Clinical) program, support the operation of specialty clinics at MPC, and be a valued contributor to the clinical team. The opportunity to see clients within the MPC to maintain active clinical practice and access to peer supervision networks at the MPC will also be available.

Coursework Scholarships Manager - 

The Coursework Scholarships Manager plays a key role in managing all aspects of coursework scholarship administration within Student and Education Business Services to ensure the alignment of policies and institutional strategic goals.
In this role, you will be responsible for the coursework scholarship budget and targets, timely selection and accurate offering of scholarships, meeting reporting requirements, and implementing continuous process and system improvements. Your communication and negotiation expertise is required for stakeholder engagement and team leadership.

Executive Assistant (Australian Centre for Financial Studies) - 

The Monash Business School is seeking an Executive Assistant to join a highly motivated team within the Australian Centre for Financial Studies. ACFS is an independent research center that brings together industry, government, and academia to provide thought leadership on issues of concern for the financial sector and the broader community. Your expertise is required to provide a range of professional administrative support services to the Executive Director, Australian Centre for Financial Studies, and to the broader team.  

Research Fellow (Inflammatory Diseases) - 

A Research Fellow in this new project will be required to characterize and validate a glucocorticoid-induced transcriptional regulator as a potential alternative to glucocorticoids (steroids) for the treatment of autoimmune diseases.
The project will identify gene targets of the regulator in mouse and human B lymphocytes using ChIP-seq and RNA-seq technology and will involve testing the ability of the regulator to ameliorate the behaviors of B cells that contribute to autoantibody-mediated autoimmune diseases.

PSW Opportunity

  • 2 year Post Study Work Visa Opportunity

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

Qualifications

A Bachelor Honours degree (or equivalent) in a cognate discipline as determined by the faculty, with a minimum credit average.

OR

A Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) plus either a graduate diploma (or equivalent) in Law or a cognate discipline or a graduate certificate (or equivalent) in Law or a cognate discipline.

OR

A Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a cognate discipline, plus sufficient relevant work-based experience or professional learning to provide the equivalent of a bachelor honors degree on one of those disciplines, as determined by the faculty.

Applicants will be assessed on their entire academic record, with a credit average (or equivalent) preferred. As a general rule, students who do not have a credit average or are relying on relevant work experience to satisfy entry requirements will need to have worked for at least two years, although the required period may be shorter where the work experience has been supplemented by other relevant learning.

  • Course Code: 0100562
  • Course Type: Full Time
  • Course Level: Masters/PG Degree
  • Duration: 01 Year  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 46700 AUD
    Annual Cost of Living: 21041 AUD
    Application Fee: 100 AUD
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