University of Western Sydney Launches LL.M. in International Governance

Curriculum to cover topics in governance, sustainability, legal philosophy, and more

The University of Western Sydney's School of Law is now offering an LL.M. program in International Governance, according to the school's website.

A knowledge of international governance, according to the school, "is critical for international transaction laws and building networks of lawyers in each jurisdiction from Australia, New Zealand, UK and North America to Asia, in particular, China, Vietnam, Taiwan, India and Bangladesh."

The program features four compulsory core units, covering topics in governance, sustainability, and legal philosophy. Students will also write a dissertation and will be able to choose four elective class from a range of subjects, including international climate change, law of the sea, and international business transactions, among others.

The new LL.M. can be pursued in either a full- or a part-time format, taking one or two years to complete, respectively.

To apply for the program, prospective candidates should have successfully completed a bachelor's in laws program, or its equivalent.

For more information, please see the University of Western Sydney's LL.M. in International Governance program webpage.


Photo: "Aerail [sic] photograph of the University of Western Sydney Penrith Campus, at Kingswood" by Saberwyn / Creative Commons (cropped)

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