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


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


The Media and Communications Law specialisation provides an opportunity to acquire in depth understanding of the diverse legal regimes that govern media and communications in Australia and internationally. This is a dynamic area of law which is subject to constant change and has been significantly affected by technological developments.


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)
  • LAW7011 Copyright
  • LAW7075 Trade marks and commercial designations
  • LAW7076 Principles of privacy and freedom of information
  • LAW7078 Graduate research paper
  • LAW7140 Defamation law
  • LAW7212 Australian legal system
  • LAW7213 Law of the internet
  • LAW7221 Technology contracts and licensing law
  • LAW7223 Intellectual property
  • LAW7224 Trade mark practice
  • LAW7246 Privacy and surveillance: law, policy and governance
  • LAW7279 Electronic workplace law
  • LAW7280 Cybercrime
  • LAW7313 Regulatory fundamentals: Concepts, constructs and context
  • LAW7326 World Trade Organization (WTO) law
  • LAW7436 Australian legal process and research (for International students)
  • LAW7451 International trade mark law
  • LAW7456 Minor thesis (12,000 - 15, 000 words)
  • LAW7491 Freedom of speech - Law, theory and policy
  • LAW7495 International entertainment law

Contact details

Monash University Law Chambers


Telephone: +61 3 9903 8035

Relevant courses

  • 2103 Graduate Diploma in Law
  • 0068 Master of Laws
  • 3374 Master of Intellectual Property Law