Master of Law (Research) - 942AA
If you are a graduate who wishes to advance your skills, interests, capacities and career by undertaking a substantial research project in the field of law, then look no further than the Master of Law (Research). During your time with us, you will develop advanced legal research and writing skills by producing a dissertation which will make an original contribution to research literature in your chosen area of study.
You’ll graduate having created an impressive body of work and will be ready to move onto the next stage of your legal or academic career. As a Higher Degree by Research (HDR), this course is covered under the Australian Government's Research Training Program (RTP) funding model, which provides a fee offset for domestic students for the standard duration of the course.
The University of Canberra is located in the suburb of Bruce in the Australian Capital Territory. Surrounded by Lake Ginnindera, the new suburb of Lawson, Radford college and residential housing, regular public buses can drop you right on campus. Open space, natural calm, tall trees and wildlife. Close to the city. Convenient to shopping. Great food, cool cafes, events and markets; a buzzing social hub with something for everyone. Student accommodation, an on-campus medical and counselling centre, the Australian Institute of Sport, Calvary Public Hospital, Belconnen Shopping Mall and a variety of restaurants are all within walking distance.
Application Processing Time in Days: 14
Minimum English Language Requirements
|English Level Description||IELTS (1.0 -9.0)||TOEFL IBT (0-120)||TOEFL CBT (0-300)||PTE (10-90)|
|Extremely Limited||< 4||< 31||< 93||< 30|
Job Opportunity Potential
- Sessional academic
- Research officer
- Research fellow
- Company director
- Public servant
- Policy adviser
- Parliamentary counsel
- Legislative drafter
- Law reform officer
- Senior analyst
- Strategic adviser
- Business consultant
- International diplomat
- Director of sustainability
*Subject to satisfactory undergraduate law degree and successful completion of a Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, which qualifies you for admission to practice as a lawyer.
Regular 2 years post study work visa for international students completing Bachelors and Masters degrees (minimum 92 weeks), 3 years for Masters by Research and 4 years for PhD. graduates
Cities and major regional centres
- Gold Coast
- Sunshine Coast Canberra Newcastle/Lake Macquarie
- Wollongong/Illawarra Geelong
International students studying at regional universities will be eligible to access an
additional year in Australia on a post-study work visa
(Which means a Bachelors or Masters graduate can get up to 3 years of PSW visa)
Regional centres and other regional areas
All other locations
(list of cities)
International students studying at regional universities will be eligible to access an additional
2 years in Australia on a post-study work visa
(Which means a Bachelors or Masters graduate can get up to 4 years of PSW visa)
Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria
Before a candidate is admitted to the Master of Law (Research) program, the Faculty must be satisfied that it is able to supervise the candidate's proposed dissertation and that the candidate satisfies the following admission requirements:
a. holds a bachelor degree with above average performance (or qualifications deemed to be equivalent), in the relevant discipline (usually in law);
b. provides evidence of capacity and aptitude to undertake legal research at the masters level.
Students whose initial qualifications are in a field other than Law are invited to discuss their possible candidature with the course convener.
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- Course Code: 061442B
- Course Type: Full Time
- Course Level: Masters/PG Degree
- Duration: 02 Year
Total Tuition Fee:
Annual Cost of Living: 21041 AUD
Application Fee: N/A
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