The UNSW Master of Laws (LLM) is a one-year full-time postgraduate degree that offers you the opportunity to develop an advanced and contemporary understanding of one or more areas of legal study, acquire further expertise and enhance your career prospects.
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In this degree, you’ll study eight courses (48 units of credit), including the option to undertake:
If you choose to complete a specialisation (made up of a major sequence of four courses), you’ll receive the name of the specialisation in parentheses after 'Master of Laws' on your testamur.
The UNSW LLM is open to law and non-law graduates. If you’re applying to the program with a non-law degree or with a law degree from a non-common law country, you’ll need to incorporate compulsory core courses into your program.
To be eligible for the Master of Laws by Coursework, you must have any of the following:
For (5) and (6), relevant professional experience could include professional experience in legal and policy issues gained as an officer in local government; consulting on legal and policy issues; an officer/manager or similar for state or federal government agency with responsibility for legal and policy issues; corporate auditing, monitoring or managing legal and policy issues; project management with a legal or policy focus; NGO or international organisation responsible for law or policy reform.
Check the specific English language requirements for this program
Fees & Scholarships
2022 Indicative First Year Fee
2022 Indicative Fee to Complete Degree
*Fees are subject to annual review by the University and may increase annually, with the new fees effective from the start of each calendar year. The indicative fees listed here are based on an estimated average and are for tuition only other fees and charges are not included. The amount you pay will vary depending on the calendar year to enrol, the courses you select and whether your study load is more or less than 1 Equivalent Full Time Student Load (8 courses per year).