- 2018



Commencement year

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

Managing faculty

Faculty of Law

Contact details

Email: law-postgraduate@monash.edu; Telephone: +61 3 9903 8035


City (Melbourne)

The human rights specialisation provides you with a thorough theoretical and practical grounding in the laws governing international and domestic human rights, and develops the advanced professional skills and specialist knowledge required for work in this diverse field. The extensive range of units enables students to develop and enhance their knowledge across the breadth of human rights law. The specialisation is suitable for graduates interested developing or enhancing specialist careers within the government sector or in development agencies and other local and international human rights-related organisations.

For more information on human rights careers refer to the Castan Centre for Human Rights Law - Human Rights Career SeriesCastan Centre for Human Rights Law - Human Rights Career Series (http://www.law.monash.edu.au/castancentre/public-edu/career-series.html).


For the schedule of units required to complete a given course in this area of study, refer to the Handbook entry for the relevant course.

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 (http://www.law.monash.edu.au/current-students/study-opportunities/overseas-study/index.html) webpage.

Relevant courses

  • L5001 Graduate Diploma in Law
  • L6002 Master of Human Rights Law
  • L6004 Master of Laws