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Monash University

  • 43% international / 57% domestic

Expert Master of Laws

  • Masters (Coursework)

The Monash LLM is designed for law graduates wanting to develop in-depth knowledge of a particular legal area, or to advance their professional expertise in a current area of practice.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
Duration
2 years full-time, 4 years part-time
Course Code
L6004, 0100563
Intake Months
Jan, May, Aug
Domestic Fees
$36,000 per year / $72,000 total
International Fees
$44,500 per year / $89,000 total

About this course

The Monash LLM is designed for law graduates wanting to develop in-depth knowledge of a particular legal area, or to advance their professional expertise in a current area of practice. You will gain advanced professional skills and knowledge of law developments, practice and scholarship of one or more areas of law.

This course provides you with a springboard from which to launch or further a career in one of the many fields of law that are open to trained lawyers.

The Monash LLM enhances your capacity to undertake independent research, and provides options for a pathway to doctoral studies.

The course offers flexibility to complete your Master degree in just one year, or you can choose a two-year option.

The course offers 9 specialisations:

  • Commercial and Corporate Law
  • Criminal Law and Forensics
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Global Society and Human Rights
  • Health Law and Community
  • Labour and Employment Law
  • Public Sector Governance and Regulation
  • Technology and Innovation
  • Transnational Economic Regulation

The Monash LLM offers choice from a wide range of legal areas. You can focus on a specialised area or select from a broad range of electives for professional practice which will enable you to develop in-depth knowledge and advanced skills in areas of law and legal practice that suit your interests, skills and career goals.

You will gain an understanding of law research methods and skills necessary to support law-related work and choose a program of study in which you plan and execute a major research-based project with a high level of personal autonomy and accountability.

As one of the most prestigious law schools in Australia we have offer this course at our Monash University Law Chambers, in the heart of the legal district of Melbourne.

The Master of Laws (LLM) provides the flexibility and choice to tailor a program of study to suit your interests, skills and professional goals. Full-time or part-time study provides the flexibility to continue your professional practice while advancing your career aspirations.

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Law & Paralegal Studies courses at Monash University.
75.4%
Overall satisfaction
80.3%
Skill scale
62.8%
Teaching scale
85.6%
Employed full-time
$73.1k
Average salary