MASTER OF LAWS #16 (LLM #16)
MASTER OF LAWS #24 (LLM #24)
Duration Master of Laws #16: 1 year full-time
Master of Laws #24: 1.5 years full-time
Domestic students may undertake these programs on a part-time basis
Location St Lucia
Commencement Semester 1 (February/March), or Semester 2 (July)
Entry requirements To enrol in the #16 program, a person must hold –
a)  a degree in law at honours or masters level leading to admission to legal practice (for example an LLB or JD or equivalent), with a minimum GPA of 4.5; or
b)  a degree in law leading to admission to legal practice (for example a LLB or equivalent) with a minimum GPA of 4.5, and either –
(i) hold a graduate diploma in legal practice or equivalent qualification; or
(ii)  have completed at least two years of professional full-time (or equivalent) work experience in a legal environment, approved by the executive dean; or
c)  an academic or professional qualification in law leading to admission to legal practice and be able to demonstrate that the person has the requisite knowledge to complete the program.
To enrol in the #24 program, a person must hold –
a)  a degree in law leading to admission to legal practice with a GPA of 4.5; or
b)  an academic or professional qualification in law leading to admission to legal practice and be able to demonstrate to the satisfaction of the executive dean that the person has the requisite knowledge to complete the program.
English proficiency Minimum IELTS scores: overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. Refer to the UQ English proficiency policy
uq.edu.au/international/english-language-requirements
Total units of study To complete the #16 program, a student must complete 16 units comprising –
a)  where the law degree or qualification is from a common law jurisdiction, 16 units from part B of the LLM course list; or
b)  where the law degree or qualification is from a non-common law jurisdiction, 16 units comprising –
(i) LAWS7936; and
(ii)  14 units from parts A (other than LAWS7936) or B of the LLM course list.
To complete the #24 program, a student must complete 24 units comprising –
a)  where the law degree or qualification is from a common law jurisdiction, 24 units from part B of the LLM course list; or
b)  where the law degree or qualification is from a non-common law jurisdiction, 24 units comprising –
(i) LAWS7936; and
(ii)  22 units from parts A (other than LAWS7936) or B of the LLM course list.

 

 

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