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Entry requirements

Applicants must have completed:

  • A degree in law (LLB, JD or equivalent) leading to admission to practice, at honours standard, or equivalent

or

  • A degree in law (LLB, JD or equivalent) leading to admission to practice, or equivalent and two years of documented relevant professional experience

or

  • An undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline and two years of documented relevant professional experience

or

  • An undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline; and successful completion of four subjects in a cognate graduate diploma and one year of documented relevant professional experience.

Selection criteria

In assessing applications, the Selection Committee will consider:

  • Prior academic performance
  • Professional experience (if necessary).

Months of entry

February, July

Course content

The Master of Public and International Law (MPub&IntLaw) recognises the increasing interdependence of international and domestic law, bringing together constitutional, administrative and public international law.

It’s ideal for both practitioners and scholars with backgrounds or interests in government, international institutions, not-for-profit organisations, business/government relations and international development.

As a student, you can choose from a wide range of subjects across the entire field of public law, giving you access to the latest developments in theory and practice in Australia and elsewhere. The Master of Public and International Law is available for both law and non-law graduates.

The Master of Public and International Law is part of the world-renowned Melbourne Law Masters program.

Australia's leading law school

Melbourne Law School is ranked:

  • No. 1 law school in Australia and No. 11 in the world (Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings by Subject, 2021).
  • No. 1 law school in Australia and No. 5 in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject, 2022).

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • Masters
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    part time
    42 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Melbourne Law School
Email
law-admissions@unimelb.edu.au
Phone
+61 3 9035 5511