Melbourne Law School’s Master of Laws (LLM) is a graduate degree in law of the highest quality, with one of the largest subject ranges in the world. More than 180 subject
Melbourne Law School’s Master of Laws (LLM) is a graduate degree in law of the highest quality, with one of the largest subject ranges in the world. More than 180 subjects are offered in 2019.
Students enrolled in the LLM can choose from all subjects available in the Melbourne Law Masters, allowing them to tailor the degree to suit their professional aspirations and personal interests. Students may also choose to undertake the Master of Laws as a combination of coursework and a minor thesis.
Graduates of the Master of Laws will:
Have advanced and integrated understanding of the complex body of knowledge in selected areas of law
Have expert, specialized cognitive and technical skills that equip them to independently:
analyze, critically reflect on and synthesize complex information, concepts and theories in selected areas of law
research and apply such information, concepts and theories to the relevant body of knowledge and practice and
interpret and transmit their knowledge, skills, and ideas to specialist and non-specialist audiences
Apply their knowledge and skills to demonstrate autonomy, expert judgment, adaptability and responsibility as a practitioner and learner in selected areas of law.
Subject Timing and Format
All subjects are taught in an interactive seminar style.
Around 90% of subjects are offered on an intensive basis.
Semester-length subjects are offered throughout the semester.
Class sizes normally range from 20 to 30 students. All subjects have a quota. This ensures class sizes are suitable to provide an optimal learning environment.
Bond Law has partnered with the Swiss International Law School (SiLS) to offer an online study option for the LLM with a specialization in International Commercial Law an
Master of Laws (External)
The Master of Laws (LLM) is offered to students who have completed a professional law qualification such as a Bachelor of Laws, Juris Doctor or equivalent. Applicants from a non-English speaking background must achieve an IELTS score of at least 6.5, with no single band less than 6. Bond also accepts other English language tests including TOEFL iBT, CAE, and PTE.
Bond Law has partnered with the Swiss International Law School (S.i.L.S.) to offer an online study option for the LLM with a specialization in International Commercial Law and Dispute Resolution.
The specialization has been designed for law students and career professionals from different cultural and legal backgrounds, who aim for a high-level career in an international law firm, multinational company or government organization. Its four 20 cps subjects apply state-of-the-art distance learning techniques to bridge the distance between students and their instructors, peers, and resources. Online classes of not more than 20 students are supervised by instructors based all over the world....
The Master of Laws (by Research) program is comprised of a 50,000-word research thesis, completed over two years full time. The thesis is supervised by expert staff in th
The Master of Laws (by Research) is offered to those with a professional law qualification (Bachelor of Laws, Juris Doctor or equivalent). Applications are required to have at least 65 percent average and/or extensive professional experience.
An applicant may be required to satisfy the Dean that they have the appropriate level of research skills to write a thesis of up to 50,000 words.
Admission is on the basis of an approved research proposal and availability of appropriate supervision.
The Master of Laws (by Research) program can be completed via a 50,000-word research thesis. While the Faculty can offer supervision in most areas of law, it has particular strengths in:...