Master of Laws (Commercial Law)
Course code: 2107 ~ Course abbreviation: LLM(Commercial Law) ~ Total credit points required: 48 ~ 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time ~ Managing faculty: Law
Study mode and course location
On-campus (Melbourne city)
The Master of Laws (Commercial Law) allows law graduates to choose from an extensive range of units covering topics across the domestic and international commercial law arena.
The Master of Laws (Commercial Law) aims to provide further education in the legal profession to students who want to learn about new and developing areas of commercial law and who want to acquire or develop an expertise in an area of commercial law. The course, in terms of course structure, teaching methods, class times and venues, is designed with the interests of part-time students particularly in mind.
The Master of Laws (Commercial Law) requires the completion of 48 credit points. Candidates with a law degree from a non-Australian jurisdiction will be required to complete the unit LAW7212 (Australian legal system).
This course may be taken in one of three ways:
(a) eight coursework units, five of which must be taken from the commercial law specialisation
(b) four coursework units, two of which must be taken from the commercial law specialisation, and a minor thesis of 25-30,000 words on an approved topic in the area
(c) six coursework units, four of which must be taken from the commercial law specialisation, and a minor thesis of 12-15,000 words on an approved topic in the area.
The units in the specialisation will be those which are specified from time to time by the faculty board on the recommendation of the Postgraduate Studies Committee of the faculty. For further information regarding specialisations visit http://www.law.monash.edu.au/postgraduate/units-specialisations.html.