Master of Commercial Law
Course code: 3373 ~ Course abbreviation: MasterComLaw ~ 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 Commercial Law provides a formal course of study for non-law graduates working in law-related fields in corporations and other commercial institutions, such as privatised instrumentalities. It provides an extensive range of units and focuses on new and developing areas of commercial law, as well as both domestic and international commercial law topics.
The Master of Commercial Law caters for the needs of graduates in disciplines other than law who have an interest in the study of commercial law at an advanced level. It provides a formal course of training for non-law graduates working in law-related fields (eg accountants, company administrators, management personnel etc), and provides opportunities for non-law graduates to obtain a specialist qualification in an area of particular Faculty strength.
The course comprises eight coursework units, each worth six points. Candidates with a degree in a discipline other than law, or candidates with a law degree from a non-Australian jurisdiction, will be required to complete the unit LAW7212 (Australian legal system).
Candidates must complete five units offered as part of the Master of Laws specialising in commercial law. The remaining three units may be taken from any units offered in the masters coursework program. Alternatively, students can elect one of the following options:
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.