Master of Laws (Coursework) (LLM)

Program Code

MLAWC

Program Minimum Units

31.2

Standard Duration

1 Year

Program Faculty

Faculty of the Professions

AQF Level

09

Academic Year

2017

Special Notes

These Program Rules should be read in conjunction with the University's policies (http://www.adelaide.edu.au/policies).

Overview

The Master of Laws provides access to a range of areas to suit both domestic and international students proceeding directly from undergraduate study, as well as experienced legal practitioners wishing to specialise in areas of commercial law. This program includes a range of elective courses suited to those with a particular interest in international and comparative commercial law. In addition, the program will appeal to those wishing to further develop their scholarly skills in legal research and writing. Some courses are taught during the evening or on weekends, while other courses may be taught intensively over two or more weeks.
The Master of Laws (Coursework) is an AQF Level 9 Masters Extension qualification with a standard full-time duration of 1 year.

Conditions

Condition of Enrolment
Research scholarship: A student must complete at least 12 units of the coursework before commencing the research scholarship.

Academic Program Rules for Master of Laws (Coursework)

There shall be a Master of Laws (Coursework) .

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the degree of Master of Laws, the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of the following requirements with a combined total of not less than 24 units, comprising:

  1. Core courses to the value of 18 units
  2. Research equivalent courses to the value of 6 units in the form of a research dissertation or two research essays.