Monash University

Postgraduate - Area of study

Students who commenced study in 2014 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.


Government Law and Regulatory Practice provides a through grounding in the areas of central and local government law and regulatory studies relevant to the needs of senior and middle managers in government agencies and regulatory bodies.


For the most up-to-date list of units available in 2014 by specialisation refer to the faculty's [ ([Postgraduate units] information webpage; not all units in the list below are available for enrolment in 2014.

  • LAW7000 Minor thesis (25,000 - 30, 000 words)
  • LAW7026 Overview of international human rights law
  • LAW7059 Planning law
  • LAW7076 Principles of privacy and freedom of information
  • LAW7078 Graduate research paper
  • LAW7083 Law of employee relations
  • LAW7087 Local government law
  • LAW7212 Australian legal system
  • LAW7224 Trade mark practice
  • LAW7246 Privacy and surveillance: law, policy and governance
  • LAW7258 Consumer protection: Regulation and compliance
  • LAW7279 Electronic workplace law
  • LAW7313 Regulatory fundamentals: Concepts, constructs and context
  • LAW7315 Regulatory methods
  • LAW7317 Evaluating what works in regulation
  • LAW7320 Terrorism and human rights
  • LAW7324 Energy law, regulation and policy
  • LAW7325 Regulation of Australian water resources
  • LAW7327 Discrimination law and human rights at work
  • LAW7330 Protecting the rights of minorities, marginalised and vulnerable people
  • LAW7332 Principles of construction law
  • LAW7347 Procurement law
  • LAW7420 Principles of environmental law
  • LAW7425 International refugee law and human rights
  • LAW7434 (The) law of climate change
  • LAW7436 Australian legal process and research
  • LAW7456 Minor thesis (12,000 - 15, 000 words)
  • LAW7478 Public international law
  • LAW7480 Children's rights in Australian law
  • LAW7486 Victorian charter of rights and responsibilities
  • LAW7488 Human trafficking and the law
  • LAW7490 Regulating business: Enforcement and compliance
  • LAW7491 Freedom of speech - Law, theory and policy
  • LAW7492 Health law
  • LAW7498 Principles of government law and administration

Contact details

Monash University Law Chambers


Telephone: +61 3 9903 8035

Relevant courses

2103 Graduate Diploma in Law

0068 Masters of Laws

3382 Master of Workplace and Employment Law

3392 Master of Human Rights Law

3393 Masters of Regulatory Studies