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What will I learn?

The Master of Laws (Research) is a higher degree by research program awarded for completion of a 50,000 word thesis. The thesis demonstrates the student's ability to research, analyse and apply information and concepts to a body of legal knowledge or practice.

Professional outcomes

For international students, the program provides a wide range of international law, comparative law, IP and trade law and dispute resolution subjects to broaden and internationalise an undergraduate law qualification.

Structure

The Master of Laws program comprises a 50,000 word thesis, usually completed over two years full time. Part-time options are also available. The thesis is supervised by staff expert in the subject area.

Mode

On Campus and Remote

Due to current travel restrictions, this program will temporarily be delivered using a mixture of on-campus, remote and multi-modal classes to support and engage all students, from all parts of the world.

The September semester for this program will be delivered in a multi-modal format, with classes designed to support and engage all learners. Whether they’re on campus or abroad, all students will be able to access Bond’s exceptional and personalised learning experience through dynamic and interactive lectures, tutorials, seminars, workshops and lab sessions.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Law

CRICOS

063455C

Study options

Full Time (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$40,160.00 (US$ 28,180) per year

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

Start date

17 January 2022, 16 May 2022, 12 September 2022

Venue

Bond University

14 University Drive (Off Cottesloe Drive),

ROBINA,

Queensland,

4226, GOLD COAST, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

A combination of qualifications deemed to be equivalent to a standard Australian bachelor degree in Architecture with a credit average (GPA 2.0/4.0 or 5.0/7.0) AND a high-quality portfolio of design work.

For international students

The Master of Laws (Research) is offered to those with a professional law qualification (Bachelor of Laws, Juris Doctor or equivalent). Applicants are required to have at least 65 cumulative percentage average.

IELTS score Overall 7.0 with no sub score less than 6.5; Pearson Test of English Academic - 65; Test of English as a Foreign Language internet-Based Test – 98; Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) - 185 (No sub score less than 176).

Please refer to the relevant English language requirements on the Bond University webpage.

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

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About Bond University

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  • Located on the Gold Coast, Australia
  • Welcomes international students from 90+ countries
  • Lowest student-teacher ratio in Australia
  • Number one for student experience in Australia

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