This course entry applies to students commencing this course in 2014 and should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Law
|Total credit points required||48|
|Standard duration of study (years)||1 year FT, 4 years PT|
|Study mode and location||On-campus (City (Melbourne))|
|Admission, fee and application details||http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/0068|
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This course has been developed to offer maximum flexibility and choice for law graduates, with a broad range of units that enables students to individually tailor the degree to suit their interests and professional needs.
The Master of Laws aims to provide further education to lawyers to assist them to update their skills, specialise in specific areas of the law and undertake research. It may also contribute to continuing legal education and professional development.
The course comprises eight 6-point coursework units or a combination of coursework units and a minor thesis. The course can be completed with or without a specialisation.
Students must complete one of the following options:
In order to qualify to undertake one of the minor thesis options, a student must have achieved a minimum of 70 per cent in each of the coursework units undertaken. Information on the minor thesis option is available on the Enrolment guidelines and process for postgraduate minor thesisEnrolment guidelines and process for postgraduate minor thesis (http://www.law.monash.edu.au/current-students/enrolments/enrolment-guidelines-pg-minor-thesis.html) webpage.
Refer to the 'Areas of study' for more information on units available.
Additional course requirement and recommendation:
Not all units may be available in every year. Further information is available on the faculty website regarding law units and specialisationslaw units and specialisations (http://www.law.monash.edu.au/postgraduate/units-overview.html) and the current postgraduate law timetablecurrent postgraduate law timetable (http://www.law.monash.edu.au/current-students/course-unit-information/timetables/postgraduate/index.html).
Students may exit with 2103 Graduate Diploma in Law providing all requirements for that award have been met.
Master of Laws