LLM(#16) program

To complete the #16 program, a student must complete 16 units comprising:

  • where the law degree or qualification is from a common law jurisdiction, 16 units from part B of the LLM course list OR
  • where the law degree or qualification is from a non-common law jurisdiction, 16 units comprising:
    • LAWS7936 AND
    • 14 units from parts A (other than LAWS7936) or B of the LLM course list.

LLM(#24) program

To complete the #24 program, a student must complete 24 units comprising:

  • where the law degree or qualification is from a common law jurisdiction, 24 units from part B of the LLM course list OR
  • where the law degree or qualification is from a non-common law jurisdiction, 24 units comprising:
    • LAWS7936 AND
    • 22 units from parts A (other than LAWS7936) or B of the LLM course list.
Part A courses
Course code Units Course name Dates
LAWS7025 2 Private Law Semester long
LAWS7936 2 Fundamentals of the Common Law 22, 23, 25 Feb; 4, 11, 18 March
Part B courses
Course code Units Course name Dates
LAWS7708 2 Intellectual Property Law 25 March; 1, 8, 15 Apr
LAWS7710 2 Principles of Global Law 23, 24 March; 4, 5 May
LAWS7711 2 Laws of Armed Conflict 2, 3, 16, 17 March
LAWS7723 2 Current Issues in International Law (Private) 
(Topic: Business in a Borderless Environment)
4, 5, 6, 7 April
LAWS7724 2 Current Issues in International Law (Public)
(Topic: Transnational Crime & Corruption)
28, 29 March; 11, 12 April
LAWS7725* 2

Current Issues in Legal Practice
(Topic: Estate Litigation)

9, 10, 30, 31 March
LAWS7805 2 Mining & Natural Resources Law 7, 8, 9, 10 March
LAWS7851 2 Mediation 28, 29, 30, 31 March
LAWS7853 2 Law of the World Trade Organization Semester long
LAWS7868 2 International Commercial Arbitration Law 14, 15, 16, 17 March
LAWS7939 2 Comparative Constitutional Law Semester long
LAWS7953 2 International Dispute Settlement 7, 8, 9, 10 March
Dissertation/research project courses
Course code Units Course name Dates
LAWS7701 8 Major Dissertation A Semester long
LAWS7706 8 Major Dissertation B Year long
LAWS7825 2 Supervised Research Project Semester long
LAWS7826 4 Dissertation B Year long
LAWS7944 4 Dissertation A Semester long

Research project/dissertation application form

* LAWS7725 is incompatible with LAWS7704 Estate Litigation. Students that have completed LAWS7704 will not gain credit for LAWS7725 towards the LLM.  Students that have completed LAWS7704 cannot enrol in LAWS7725 in Semester 1, 2019.

Part A courses
Course code Units Course name Dates
LAWS7021 2 Public Law Semester long
LAWS7936 2 Fundamentals of the Common Law 19, 20, 22, 29 July; 5, 12 August
Part B courses
Course code Units Course name Dates
LAWS7710 2 Principles of Global Law 3, 4, 31 August; 1 September
LAWS7713 2 Law, Terrorism and Human Rights Semester long
LAWS7714 2 International Law, Refugees & Migration Semester long
LAWS7715 2 The Law of Transitions 22, 23 August;  5, 6 September
LAWS7721 2 Current Issues in Private Law
(Topic: Chinese Contract Law)
4, 5 August; 8, 9 September
LAWS7723 2 Current Issues in International Law - Private
(Topic: International Family Law)
25, 26 July; 1, 2 August
LAWS7724 2 Current Issues in International Law – Public
(Topic: European Union Law)
27, 28 July; 10, 11 August
LAWS7725# 2

Current Issues in Legal Practice
(Topic: Advanced Civil Litigation)

10, 11 August;  14, 15 September
LAWS7828 2 Cultural Heritage Law Semester long
LAWS7841 2 Theories in Dispute Resolution 24, 25 August; 7, 8 September 
LAWS7851 2 Mediation 29, 30, 31 August; 1 September
LAWS7855 2 Electronic Commerce Law 25, 26 July; 1, 2 August  
LAWS7865 2 Maritime Law 24, 25, 31 August; 1 September
LAWS7908 2 Native Title Law 1, 2, 3, 4 August 
LAWS7970 2 Comparative Criminal Law 8, 9, 15, 16 August
LAWS7987 2 International Law and Development 15, 16, 18, 19 August
Dissertation/research project courses
Course code Units Course name Dates
LAWS7701 8 Major Dissertation A Semester long
LAWS7707 8 Major Dissertation B Year long
LAWS7825 2 Supervised Research Project Semester long
LAWS7904 4 Dissertation B Year long
LAWS7944 4 Dissertation A Semester long

Research project/dissertation application form

# LAWS7725 in Semester 2, 2019 is incompatible with LAWS7849 & LAWS7884.  Students that have completed LAWS7884 or LAWS7849 (Advanced Civil Litigation) will not gain credit for LAWS7725 (offered in Semester 2, 2019) towards the LLM. Students that have completed LAWS7884 or LAWS7849 (Advanced Civil Litigation)  cannot enrol in LAWS7725 in Semester 2, 2019.