An LLM or Master of Laws degree is an academic degree, often sought by students with undergraduate law degrees who are looking to educate themselves more thoroughly in one specific area of law study. LLM programs are research-oriented and typically last for one year.
With all of the standards, treaties and agreements that are in effect on the modern international stage, countries need legal experts to keep everything straight. This is the reason that many law students earn their LLM in international law.
Australia has seven of the top 100 institution of higher learning in the world! Australia sits above the likes of Germany, the Netherlands and Japan, placing eighth in the Universitas 2012 U21 Ranking of National Higher Education Systems.
Top Law Degrees in International Law in Australia 2018
The LLM (Global Competition and Consumer Law) is one of only a few courses in the world, that covers every major aspect of the policy, law, economics and institutions in this field from multiple perspectives: government, practitioner, business and enforcement. [+]
The LLM (Global Competition and Consumer Law) is one of only a few courses in the world, that covers every major aspect of the policy, law, economics and institutions in this field from multiple perspectives: government, practitioner, business and enforcement. If you are looking to advance your expertise in the growing and challenging area of global competition and consumer law – whether as a private practitioner, corporate advisor, public policy-maker, regulator or enforcement agency official, or member of a non-governmental organisation, then this course is for you. When you study with the Melbourne Law School, you will gain a qualification from the leading law school in Australia and Asia, and the 8th best law school in the world*. You’ll learn from globally recognised academics from across the world who have held or hold leadership roles in private practice, competition and consumer authorities, intergovernmental organisations, and adjudicatory bodies, amongst others, in the competition and consumer law field. At Australia's #1 University, your online learning experience will be enriched by interaction with leading experts from across the world as well as regular real-time sessions where you hold discussions and share ideas and experiences with your academic instructors and fellow students. Students taking the course from overseas are not required to have an international student visa.... [-]
The Melbourne Law Masters is a graduate law program of the highest quality, available to law and non-law graduates. The specialisation in public and international law brings together constitutional, administrative and public international law in recognition of the increasing interdependence of international and domestic law. [+]
The specialisation in public and international law brings together constitutional, administrative and public international law in recognition of the increasing interdependence of international and domestic law. An extraordinary range of subjects across the entire field of public law offers students access to the latest developments in theory and practice in Australia and elsewhere. The program will appeal both to practitioners and to scholars with backgrounds or interests in government, international institutions, not-for-profit organisations, business/government relations and international development. Students may specialise in international law, Australian public law or comparative public law, or may choose a range of subjects from across different areas to suit their own interests and needs. ... [-]