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The University of Queensland

Brisbane , Queensland ,Australia

Masters of International Commercial Law / Commerce

Develop specialist knowledge and an array of new skills with this dual master's degree created for law and non-law graduates seeking opportunities in international commerce and global trade.

The Master of International Commercial Law/Master of Commerce is a speciality degree which will provide you with exceptional qualifications in two fields that will open up many international career paths.

This dual master's program allows you to integrate commerce-related disciplinary knowledge with the theory and practice of commercial law, so you develop a thorough understanding of how the law shapes international commercial interactions of all kinds.

During study, you'll undertake a range of commercially related law courses carefully created and selected to be relevant to non-lawyers while still of interest and benefit to lawyers. You'll also focus on the core concepts of finance, accounting and information systems, and be encouraged to consider ethical behaviour in commerce and corporate social responsibility.

Program highlights

  • Move to the next level of your career by gaining a greater understanding of law in an international context, while learning about the key concepts of modern commerce.
  • Build your theoretical and technical abilities while advancing your management skills to gain qualifications recognised by employers worldwide.
  • Benefit from UQ's long held reputation in law, commerce and research, and the achievements of its academic staff, many considered the most innovative educators in Australia.

Fields of study
Tailor your studies to suit your goals. This program offers these options:

  • Applied Finance
  • Information Systems
  • Professional Accounting

Campus Information

St Lucia

Situated on 114 hectares of Brisbane River-bound land, UQ’s main campus is a vibrant mix of majestic sandstone buildings and contemporary architecture, landscaped gardens and lakes. Fanning out from the heritage-listed Great Court, you’ll find modern teaching and research facilities, including laboratories, lecture theatres, and Queensland’s largest research library. The expansive grounds are also home to a variety of sporting facilities, museums, cafes, and those famous Jacaranda trees. The St Lucia campus is only seven kilometres from Brisbane’s city centre, making it an appealing place to study, work or visit.


  • Feb
  • July

Application Processing Time in Days: 28

Application Process


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

PSW Opportunity

2 years of Post-Study Work (PSW) rights to international students post completion of their respective Postgraduate.


Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

To enrol in the program, a person must meet the entry requirements for both the MICLaw and MCom (24 unit) programs.