(1) To complete the 16-unit program, a student must complete 16 units comprising—

(a) where the degree or qualification is from a common law jurisdiction, 16 units from part B of the LLM course list; or

(b) where the degree or qualification is from a non-common law jurisdiction, 16 units comprising—

(i) LAWS7936; and

(ii) 14 units from parts A (other than LAWS7936) or B of the LLM course list.

(2) To complete the 24-unit program, a student must complete 24 units comprising—

(a) where the degree or qualification is from a common law jurisdiction, 24 units from part B of the LLM course list; or

(b) where the degree or qualification is from a non-common law jurisdiction, 24 units comprising—

(i) LAWS7936; and

(ii) 22 units from parts A (other than LAWS7936) or B of the LLM course list.

 

Dissertation/research project courses

Course code

Units

Course name

Dates

LAWS7825

2

Supervised Research Project

Semester long

LAWS7944

4

Dissertation A

Semester long

Download the Research project/dissertation application form.

List of research topics available: PGCW Topics 2021 (PDF, 105 KB)

Note: You are not restricted to the topics on the list. You may contact any academic from our school to discuss a topic that you prefer.

Note: This list is subject to change.

Part A courses

Course code

Units

Course name

Dates

LAWS7025

2

Private Law

Semester long

LAWS7936

2

Fundamentals of the Common Law

22, 23, 24 February;  
1, 8, 15 March

Part B courses

Course code

Units

Course name

Dates

LAWS7708

2

Intellectual Property Law

Semester long

LAWS7709

2

Interpretation of Statutes & Instruments

6, 7 March;  1, 2 May

LAWS7710

2

Principles of International Law

6, 7, 27, 28 March

LAWS7711

2

Laws of Armed Conflict

Semester long

LAWS7713

2

Law, Terrorism and Human Rights

Semester long

LAWS7715

2

States in Transition: Issues in Constitutional & International Law

Semester long

LAWS7801

2

Constitutional Government & Public Power

22, 29 March;  12, 19 April

LAWS7805

2

Natural Resources Law

11,12, 25, 26 March

LAWS7851

2

Mediation and Conflict Management

11,12, 13, 14 March

LAWS7853

2

Law of the World Trade Organization

Semester long

LAWS7868

2

International Commercial Arbitration Law

8, 9, 15, 16 April

LAWS7953

2

International Dispute Settlement

Semester long.  Online seminars held Tuesday afternoons.

Dissertation/research project courses

Course code

Units

Course name

Dates

LAWS7701

8

Major Dissertation A

Semester long

LAWS7718

8

Major Dissertation B

Year long

LAWS7825

2

Supervised Research Project

Semester long

LAWS7716

4

Dissertation B

Year long

LAWS7944

4

Dissertation A

Semester long

Download the Research project/dissertation application form (PDF, 104.9 KB).

List of research topics available: PGCW Topics 2021 (PDF, 105 KB)

Note: You are not restricted to the topics on the list. You may contact any academic from our school to discuss a topic that you prefer.

Note: This list is subject to change.

Part A courses

Course code

Units

Course name

Dates

LAWS7021

2

Public Law

Semester long

LAWS7936

2

Fundamentals of the Common Law

26, 27, 28 July; 
2, 9, 16 August

Part B courses

Course code

Units

Course name

Dates

LAWS7156

2

International Human Rights Law

Semester long

LAWS7710

2

Principles of International Law

14, 15 Aug.; 18, 19 Sept.

LAWS7714

2

International Law, Refugees & Migration

Semester long.

LAWS7724     2

Current Issues in International Law (Public)                         (Topic:  Technology & National Security)

Semester long

LAWS7828

2

Cultural Heritage Law

Semester long

LAWS7840^     2 Legal Reasoning

Semester long

LAWS7841

2

Theories in Dispute Resolution

7, 21 August; 11, 25 September

LAWS7851

2

Mediation and Conflict Management

4, 5, 9 & 10 September.  Delivered online only.

LAWS7855

2

Law, Technology and Global Business

Semester long

LAWS7835^

2

Commercial Equity Litigation

31 July; 1Aug;
18, 19 September

LAWS7860^

2

Insurance & Commercial Law

26, 27, 28, 29 August

LAWS7865

2

Maritime Law

Semester long

LAWS7908

2

Native Title Law

12, 13, 14, 15 August

LAWS7939

2

Comparative Constitutional Law

Semester long

LAWS7948^     2  Advanced Studies in Contract 5, 6 August; 16, 17 September
LAWS7970     2 Comparative Criminal Law Semester long

LAWS7987

2

International Law and Development

6 x 4hr seminars delivered online on 12, 13, 19, 20, 26 & 27 August.

 

Dissertation/research project courses

Course code

Units

Course name

Dates

LAWS7701

8

Major Dissertation A

Semester long

LAWS7719

8

Major Dissertation B

Year long

LAWS7825

2

Supervised Research Project

Semester long

LAWS7717

4

Dissertation B

Year long

LAWS7944

4

Dissertation A

Semester long

Download the Research project/dissertation application form (PDF, 104.9 KB).

List of research topics available: PGCW Topics 2021 (PDF, 105 KB)

Note: You are not restricted to the topics on the list. You may contact any academic from our school to discuss a topic that you prefer.

^ These courses are not suitable for international students from a non-common law background.