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What will I learn?

Pursue a variety of career opportunities opening up in areas of commercial law associated with the growing field of international commerce and global trade.

The Master of International Commercial Law is designed for students with a commercial background wanting to focus their studies on areas of law relevant to international commercial operations.

You'll undertake courses introducing private law and public law, along with a range of commercially related law courses carefully created and selected to be relevant to non-lawyers yet still of interest and benefit to lawyers, including:

Business and Corporate Law
Business Taxation
Corporate Governance Law and Practice
International Commercial Dispute Resolution
International Trade Law and Technology
Private Law
Protecting Intellectual Property and Intangible Assets
Public Law

Plus you'll undertake a supervised research project or dissertations.

What you'll study

At UQ, degrees are called 'programs' and subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study in this program:

Business Taxation
International Trade Law and Technology
International Commercial Dispute Resolution
Protecting Intellectual Property and Intangible Assets

Which department am I in?

Business, Economics and Law



Study options

Full Time (1.5 years)

Tuition fees
A$43,200.00 (US$ 27,723) per year

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

20 February 2023


The University of Queensland

St Lucia Campus,



4072, BRISBANE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students must have a Degree equivalent to an Australian bachelor’s degree in engineering (in the relevant field of study for which they wish to enrol) with a GPA of at least 5.0 on a 7 point scale. English Language Scores: IELTS: Overall Band Score of 6.5 AND a minimum score of 6 in each sub-band of Writing, Reading, Speaking and Listening; TOEFL (Internet-Based-iBT): Overall score 87 with a Writing score of 21 and Reading, Speaking and Listening scores of 19; TOEFL (Paper-based): Overall score of 570 and a minimum score of 5.0 in the Test of Written English (TWE) and 54 in Listening and Reading; PTE: Overall score of 64 with 60 in each communicative skills section; CAE/CPE: Overall Cambridge English Scale (CES) score of 176 with a minimum score of 169 in each skill; BE: A minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all four macro skills.

For international students

A bachelor degree in the same discipline with a GPA of 4.5; or
A bachelor degree in a different discipline with a GPA of 4.5 and have completed three years of professional full-time work experience (or equivalent) in the same discipline, approved by the Executive Dean; or
An equivalent academic or professional qualification and be able to demonstrate to the satisfaction of the Executive Dean that you have requisite knowledge to complete the program.

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ TOEFL IBT - Overall 87, listening 19, reading 19, writing 21 and speaking 19. TOEFL PB - Overall 570, listening 54, reading 54, writing 59/5. Pearsons - Overall Score of 64 and 60 in all sub bands. BEP - A minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all macro skills. CES - Overall 176 and 169 in all sub bands. OET is not accepted.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


About The University of Queensland

UQ ranks 46th globally and has increased its standing for the second consecutive year in the 2021 QS World University Rankings.

  • UQ Business is a top business school in the Asia-Pacific
  • 39th globally in business and economics (THE Rankings 2022)
  • UQ law ranks highly and is internationally recognised
  • 9th in hospitality and leisure management (ARWU 2021 Ranking

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