Monash University

Postgraduate - Area of Study

Students who commenced study in 2012 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirments; to check which units are currently available for enrolment, refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your area of study.

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Managing facultyFaculty of Law
Campus(es)City (Melbourne)


  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the handbook are not available for study in the current year.


The faculty endeavours to offer a broad range of postgraduate law units each year across many areas of specialisations and practice areas. The units listed have been approved for the postgraduate law programs.

Units are offered on a rotational basis. Students should check the current timetable to determine which units are available each year. The faculty reserves the right not to offer in a particular year any of the published units if it appears there are insufficient enrolments or if there are other over-riding considerations. Enrolment quotas may have to be imposed in respect of the listed units.

For information on the current postgraduate timetable visit:


  • LAW7000 Minor thesis (25,000-30,000 words)
  • LAW7009 Commercial tenancy law
  • LAW7011 Copyright
  • LAW7015 Current problems in taxation
  • LAW7019 European Union law and policy
  • LAW7022 Forensic family law
  • LAW7025 International trade finance: Law and practice
  • LAW7026 Overview of international human rights law
  • LAW7028 International trade law
  • LAW7031 Corporate insolvency
  • LAW7037 Occupational health and safety
  • LAW7040 Current issues in evidence
  • LAW7041 Public sector employment law
  • LAW7043 Sentencing
  • LAW7045 Takeovers
  • LAW7056 Competition law
  • LAW7059 Planning law
  • LAW7060 Current problems in family law
  • LAW7066 Forced migration and human rights
  • LAW7068 International environmental law
  • LAW7071 Commercial alternative dispute resolution
  • LAW7075 Trade marks and commercial designations
  • LAW7076 Principles of privacy and freedom of information
  • LAW7077 International aspects of intellectual property
  • LAW7078 Graduate research paper
  • LAW7083 Law of employee relations
  • LAW7087 Local government law
  • LAW7119 Patents for inventions
  • LAW7122 Superannuation law and practice
  • LAW7129 Discrimination law, theory and policy
  • LAW7140 Defamation law
  • LAW7207 Psychiatry, psychology and law
  • LAW7208 Contemporary problems in the administration of criminal justice
  • LAW7212 Australian legal system
  • LAW7213 Law of the internet
  • LAW7215 Labour law for corporate lawyers
  • LAW7218 International humanitarian law
  • LAW7220 Anti-money laundering
  • LAW7221 Technology contracts and licensing law
  • LAW7223 Overview of intellectual property
  • LAW7224 Trade mark practice
  • LAW7243 Shareholders' remedies
  • LAW7244 Intellectual property and the internet
  • LAW7245 Current issues in electronic commerce law
  • LAW7246 Privacy and information security in law cyberspace
  • LAW7251 Negotiation and mediation skills
  • LAW7253 Human rights in the global economy
  • LAW7254 Design law and practice
  • LAW7258 Consumer protection: Regulation and compliance
  • LAW7260 Indigenous rights and international law
  • LAW7262 Goods and services tax
  • LAW7263 Overview of corporate law
  • LAW7276 Principles of taxation
  • LAW7278 Comparative competition law
  • LAW7279 Electronic workplace law
  • LAW7280 Cybercrime
  • LAW7285 Legal research and communication (international students only)
  • LAW7286 International criminal justice
  • LAW7303 Advocacy: Theory and practice
  • LAW7304 Corporate and white collar crime
  • LAW7306 Corporate governance and directors' duties
  • LAW7307 Contemporary issues in administrative law
  • LAW7308 Expert evidence
  • LAW7309 Current issues in intellectual property
  • LAW7310 Current issues in workplace law
  • LAW7311 International human rights law and women
  • LAW7312 Advanced negotiation and mediation skills
  • LAW7313 Regulatory fundamentals: Concepts, constructs and context
  • LAW7315 Regulatory methods
  • LAW7317 Evaluating what works in regulation
  • LAW7318 International law and economic, cultural and social rights
  • LAW7320 Terrorism and human rights
  • LAW7322 Communications law and regulation
  • LAW7323 International banking and finance: Law and practice
  • LAW7324 Energy law, regulation and policy
  • LAW7325 Regulation of Australian water resources
  • LAW7326 World Trade Organization (WTO) law
  • LAW7327 Discrimination law and human rights at work
  • LAW7329 The privatising state: Reform, regulation and reinvention
  • LAW7330 Protecting the rights of minorities, marginalised and vulnerable people
  • LAW7332 Principles of construction law
  • LAW7333 Comparative bills of rights
  • LAW7335 Regulating the professions
  • LAW7337 Tax disputes and written advocacy
  • LAW7338 Forward with fairness: New labour law
  • LAW7339 Arbitration of international commercial disputes
  • LAW7341 International criminal law: Procedural and practical aspects
  • LAW7342 Legal aspects of the Israel/Palestine dispute
  • LAW7343 The use of force in international law
  • LAW7344 Comparative corporate governance
  • LAW7347 Procurement law
  • LAW7348 Film and media production law
  • LAW7349 Comparative international tax law
  • LAW7416 International human rights law and development
  • LAW7418 Human rights advocacy: Australian law and practice
  • LAW7419 Current issues in human rights law
  • LAW7420 Principles of environmental law
  • LAW7425 International refugee law and human rights
  • LAW7425 Patent practice
  • LAW7426 International copyright law
  • LAW7427 International investment law
  • LAW7430 Corporate finance law
  • LAW7431 Health law and human rights
  • LAW7432 Non-adversarial family law
  • LAW7433 Patenting for commercialisation
  • LAW7434 The law of climate change
  • LAW7435 Workplace bargaining and agreements law
  • LAW7436 Introduction to Australian legal process (international students only)
  • LAW7437 Equity capital markets law in Australia
  • LAW7438 Globalisation and international economic law
  • LAW7439 Human rights and intellectual property
  • LAW7441 Law of workforce management
  • LAW7442 Overview of comparative banking law
  • LAW7443 Arbitration of domestic commercial disputes
  • LAW7444 Economics of regulation
  • LAW7445 Issues in consumer policy
  • LAW7449 International labour law
  • LAW7450 Personal property securities
  • LAW7451 International trade mark law
  • LAW7453E Innovation: Labour, competition and intellectual property law perspectives
  • LAW7456 Minor thesis (12,000-15,000 words)
  • LAW7463 The international covenant on civil and political rights
  • LAW7464 Genocide in international law
  • LAW7465 Drafting patent specifications
  • LAW7466 Interpretation and validity of patent specifications
  • LAW7467 Advanced torts
  • LAW7468 Corporate environmental responsibility
  • LAW7469 Remedies in commercial disputes
  • LAW7471 Competition law: Regulating access
  • LAW7472 Principles of family law
  • LAW7473 European Union law: Commerce, law and politics
  • LAW7474 Collaborative practice
  • LAW7475 Advanced mediation: Skills and theory A
  • LAW7476 Advanced mediation: Skills and theory B
  • LAW7477 Legal process and professional conduct
  • LAW7478 Public international law
  • LAW7479 Domestic and international debt capital markets
  • LAW7480 Children's rights in Australian law
  • LAW7481 Children's rights in international law
  • LAW7482 Transitional justice

Units to be offered in Prato and Malaysia can be viewed at

Contact details

Monash University Law Chambers


Telephone: +61 3 9903 8500

Relevant courses

  • 0068 Master of Laws
  • 3395 Master of Laws (Advanced Legal Practice)
  • 2107 Master of Laws (Commercial Law)
  • 3391 Master of Laws (Human Rights)
  • 2298 Master of Laws (Intellectual Property)
  • 2788 Master of Laws (International and Comparative Law)
  • 3387 Master of Laws (Juris Doctor)
  • 3381 Master of Laws (Workplace and Employment Law)
  • 3373 Master of Commercial Law
  • 3392 Master of Human Rights Law
  • 3374 Master of Intellectual Property Law
  • 3377 Master of International and Comparative Law
  • 3393 Master of Regulatory Studies
  • 3382 Master of Workplace and Employment Law
  • 2103 Graduate Diploma in Law
  • 2105 Graduate Diploma in Law (Commercial Law)
  • 3397 Graduate Diploma in Law (Human Rights)
  • 2299 Graduate Diploma in Law (Intellectual Property)
  • 2790 Graduate Diploma in Law (International and Comparative Law)
  • 3384 Graduate Diploma in Law (Workplace and Employment Law)
  • 3399 Graduate Diploma in Local Government Law
  • 3394 Graduate Diploma in Regulatory Studies