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Tuition 39,424 AUD

Duration 12 mths

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Int'l Students 14%

Women 55%

Minimum TOEFL 79

Minimum IELTS 6.5

Class Size 1284


University of Melbourne Law School

Melbourne Law Masters
185 Pelham Street

Melbourne, Victoria 3010

Australia


School Website
law.unimelb.edu.au

Melbourne Law School - Full Profile

The Law School

The University of Melbourne has a reputation for excellence and leadership in research, innovation, teaching and learning developed over our 150 year history. Our outstanding performance in international rankings puts us at the forefront of higher education in the Asia Pacific region and the world. In 2017, the University of Melbourne was placed top in Australia and 33rd in the world by the Times Higher Education rankings of the world top 200 universities.

Melbourne Law School is an international leader in legal education and one of the finest law schools in the world with a proud history of spanning 160 years. We have a rich tradition of excellence and an outstanding reputation for quality teaching and research. Our world-class learning and research facilities and dedicated student support services produce graduates who have the knowledge and skills required to make a contribution to the global community.

In 2008, we became the first all-graduate law faculty in Australia as part of the innovative 'Melbourne Model'. The move to graduate law at Melbourne Law School is part of a worldwide trend in response to the challenge of providing the best legal education to support the increasingly international profession of law. This move builds on a rich tradition of success, which has enabled Melbourne Law School graduates to become leaders in legal, political and public life across Australia and around the world.

The Program

Strengthening our commitment to innovation and quality education, you can now experience our world-class teaching online and be a part of our global community of students and scholars. The online LLM in Global Competition and Consumer Law has been designed to produce leaders in the global competition and consumer law field. The LLM will challenge and stimulate you with its rigorous approach to learning. You will develop advanced expertise and practical skills in the complex interdisciplinary body of knowledge relevant to the field. As the course is international, you will graduate with a valuable worldwide network of accomplished professionals.

This course is designed for law graduates who are already working in or seeking to access the expanding and exciting career opportunities on offer in the global field of competition and consumer policy, law and enforcement. It will provide you with a qualification that will broaden and enhance your career pathway and promotion opportunities in private and public practice in this field anywhere in the world.

Your online learning experience is enriched by the deep knowledge and vast experience of leading experts from across the world. Each of the subjects in the course has a senior academic as coordinator who will be a key point of contact and support for students in the term in which the subject is taught. Additionally, the content of every subject has been developed by a panel of international experts, and during the term students will benefit from input by and interaction with various members of the panel, gaining a range of insights and perspectives in their studies. You can also expect regular real-time sessions where you hold discussions and share ideas and experiences with your academic instructors and fellow students.

When you study the LLM (Global Competition and Consumer Law) online your learning will be engaging, enriching and equivalent to on-campus study.

You will also have a high level of support from the moment you tell us you’re interested in the course, if you require administrative or technology support, right through to when you graduate from your course. And don’t be surprised if you learn our Student Support team members by name. They are dedicated, personal and friendly and they understand that every student experience is unique. And if a challenge arises, they’ll do everything in their power to solve these quickly and efficiently to ensure you continue to have excellent learning experiences.

FIND OUT MORE

We invite you to study with us and discover for yourself why staff and students of the highest calibre are attracted to the University of Melbourne. Visit our website to learn more about the program and download the course guide.

 

Entry Requirements

To be considered for entry to the LLM (Global Competition and Consumer Law), you must have completed:

  • A degree in law (LLB, JD or equivalent) leading to admission to practice, or equivalent; and one year of documented relevant professional experience;
  • A degree in law (LLB, JD or equivalent) leading to admission to practice, at honours standard, or equivalent;
  • A degree in law (LLB, JD or equivalent) leading to admission to practice, or equivalent; and four subjects towards the Graduate Diploma (Global Competition and Consumer Law), with a minimum of 65 per cent in each.

'Relevant professional experience’ will be considered to include work in the field of competition and/or consumer policy, law or economics in legal practice, in the private or public sectors, in a government body such as a department responsible for economic policy, a competition or consumer enforcement authority or related regulatory or enforcement agency or non-governmental organisation.

Meeting these requirements makes you eligible for selection but does not guarantee selection.

In ranking applications, the Selection Committee will consider:

  • Prior academic performance; and
  • Professional work experience.

In considering whether to admit an applicant the Selection Committee will also consider:

  • The quality of the degree(s) that the applicant has previously been awarded
  • The standing and reputation of the university or universities that awarded the degree(s)
  • The duration and type of work experience the applicant has obtained
  • The relevance of the applicant’s work experience to the course for which they have applied.

The Selection Committee may seek further information to clarify any aspect of an application in accordance with the Student Application and Selection Procedure. Applicants are required to satisfy the University’s English language requirements for postgraduate courses. For those applicants seeking to meet these requirements by one of the standard tests approved by the Academic Board, performance band 6.5 is required. Students taking the course from overseas are not required to have an international student visa.

Visit our website for further information on the selection criteria.

Application Procedure

To complete your application you will require the following:

  • Course code MC-LAWGCCL
  • Evidence of meeting the English Language Requirements as determined by the University
  • A detailed CV, including work history if applicable and specifying if the positions were part time or full time and the number of years/months employed
  • Transcripts for ALL courses completed including an explanation of the grading system used. Students who have studied at the University of Melbourne do not need to provide this information
  • Digital files of these documents. Limit of 6MB per document. Supported file types: TXT, DOC, DOCX, PDF, JPG, JPEG, XLS, XLSX, TIFF).

Start your application here

 

Tuition and Fees

The online LLM (Global Competition and Consumer Law) comprises of 100 points and the course fees are the same for both domestic and international students.

2017 Total course fee: A$39,424*

Your course is equivalent in quality and accreditation to an on-campus qualification. Each subject is designed by academics, subject coordinators and learning designers to deliver an interactive and enriching experience, with regular contact from senior academics, teaching fellows and a dedicated online Student Support team.

The fee is based on the study load that the student is taking. Fees are paid on a per subject basis each term, and total course fees are not required to be paid up-front.

*The fees listed above are for a 100 point (eight subject) course in 2017. For this course, a typical enrolment would be 50 points (i.e. four subjects per year) which means that the total fee for the year will be A$19,712. The University reviews fees annually. However, any increase in fee will not exceed 5 per cent per annum.

Fees are payable upfront for each subject. Should you require any assistance, please contact our Student Support team at [email protected]

 

Financial Aid

Early application pricing is available:

  • Successful applicants for the intake commencing in Term 1 (January) 2018 who make their application by 13 November 2017 will benefit from early application pricing, which is 30 per cent off the total course fee.
  • Successful applicants for the intake commencing in Term 3 (July) 2018 who make their application by 7 May 2018 will benefit from early application pricing, which is 30 per cent off the total course fee.

Special pricing is available for organisations that enrol multiple members of their organisation in the course. The following special cohort pricing is currently available:

  • An organisation that enrols two or more students in the LLM (Global Competition and Consumer Law) will benefit from 50 per cent off the total course fee for every second enrolment.

The fees you pay for graduate study will vary depending on the type of enrolment or place you are offered. If you are an Australian Citizen or Permanent Humanitarian Visa holder, you may be eligible for financial assistance from the Australian Government. There are many subsidies and scholarships awarded by the University and specific faculties, based on a variety of criteria. Online students are encouraged to apply

Visit our website for further information on scholarships and FEE-HELP.

 

 

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