Master of Philosophy
Course code: 3379 ~ Course abbreviation: MPhil ~ 1.5-2 years full-time, 3-4 years part-time ~ Managing faculty: Law
Study mode and course location
The course requires the completion of a major thesis which may be undertaken in any area of research within the Faculty of Law. The current principal research areas cover administrative law and regulations, commercial law, comparative law, constitutional law, construction law, courts, corporations and associations, criminal law and procedure, e-commerce and information technology, environment law, equity, evidence, family law, gender and law, health and medical law, human rights, intellectual property, international law, labour law, legal education, legal history, legal profession and practice, litigation, natural resources law, property law, social security law, taxation law, torts, trusts and trustees.
Candidates are required to complete a major thesis of 50,000 words of a standard comparable to legal writings found in learned law journals. The thesis must demonstrate the candidate's ability to carry out independent research and to analyse and synthesise legal concepts. The requirements for the degree are set out in the Doctoral and MPhil Information Handbook, available from the Monash Research Graduate School website at http://www.mrgs.monash.edu.au/research/doctoral/index.html.
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