Postgraduate - Area of study

Students who commenced study in 2015 should refer to this area of study entry for direction on the requirements; 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 2015 by specialisation refer to the faculty's Postgraduate unitsPostgraduate units ( information webpage.

  • LAW5080 Australian legal system*
  • LAW5081 Australian legal process and research**
  • LAW5083 Minor thesis (6 points)
  • LAW5084 Minor thesis (12 points)
  • LAW5301 Copyright
  • LAW5316 Trade marks and commercial designations
  • LAW5340 Intellectual property
  • LAW5341 Trade mark practice
  • LAW5343 Privacy and surveillance: Law, policy and governance
  • LAW5352 Electronic workplace law
  • LAW5353 Cybercrime
  • LAW5361 Foundations of regulation: Policy, principles and practice
  • LAW5369 World Trade Organization (WTO) law
  • LAW5427 Freedom of speech - Law, theory and policy
  • LAW5431 International entertainment law
  • LAW5447 Intellectual property and the internet
  • LAW5448 Copyright x: Monash

* Non-law graduates only.

** International students only.

Units to be offered in Prato and Malaysia can be viewed on the Monash Law International Study Programs - Prato and MalaysiaMonash Law International Study Programs - Prato and Malaysia ( webpage.

Contact details

Associate Professor Bronwyn Naylor (Director, Graduate Studies)


or for general enquiries


Telephone: +61 3 9903 8035

Relevant courses

  • L5001 Graduate Diploma in Law
  • L6003 Master of Intellectual Property Law
  • L6004 Master of Laws