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International law is present in countless areas of society, business and government. From 2015, UWA will offer the Master in International Law, a course designed to equip you for an international future. Read more

Introduction

International law is present in countless areas of society, business and government. From 2015, UWA will offer the Master in International Law, a course designed to equip you for an international future.

Course description, features and facilities

Taught by a team of international experts from 4 continents, you will develop and a sound understanding of the theory and practice of international law and how international institutions work.

The course is suited to both the current law practitioner and those pursuing a career in government, non-government and private institutions where international law is present.

Study begins with core units in the foundations of international law, theory, method and contemporary issues, as well as international criminal and human rights law.

Students can then specialise by electing units from a range of areas including environmental, oil and gas and WTO law as well as elect a research option which will provide a pathway to further studies.

Structure

The course comprise 48 credit points. The core units which make up the first semester of the Masters consist of:

- Foundations of Public International Law (6 points)
- Theory, Method and Contemporary Issues of International Law (6 points)
- International Criminal Law (6 points)
- International Human Rights Law (6 points)

Masters students then take electives to the value of 24 points from a range of units including:

- International Humanitarian Law (6 points)
- World Trade Organisation Law (6 points)
- International Environmental Law (6 points)
- Climate Change Law and Emissions Trading (6 points)
- International Oil and Gas Law (6 points)
- Heritage Governance: From Global to Local (6 points)
- Research Paper (6 points)
- Research Paper providing a pathway to further studies (12 points)

Additional information regarding the course structure can be found in the Postgraduate International Law course brochure

Further information will be available via the University Online Handbooks from November 2014.

Career opportunities

This course opens opportunities in government, non-government and private institutions where international law is present.

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The Master of Laws (LLM) program is designed to equip practising lawyers and law graduates with an advanced understanding of the law to meet the challenges of the dynamic workplace. Read more

Introduction

The Master of Laws (LLM) program is designed to equip practising lawyers and law graduates with an advanced understanding of the law to meet the challenges of the dynamic workplace. You will learn from world class professors at a top 100 University and study with the next generation of leaders in legal practice, government, business and the not for profit sector.

The flexible course curriculum of the Master of Laws (LLM) gives you the freedom to personalise your education – you can choose a specialised area of the law or broaden your knowledge across a diverse range of subjects including commercial law, government regulation, resources law and a range of public and private international law areas.

What you’ll be studying

The Master of Laws (LLM) provides a diverse range of subjects for law graduates to choose from and law graduates can choose to either specialise or choose a variety of subjects to broaden their legal expertise:

Broaden your legal knowledge across diverse subjects: The Masters of Law (LLM) postgraduate degree offers a cross section of units such as: international commercial arbitration; government accountability; family law; property law and employment law. Visit the Faculty of Law Current Students web page for 2014 unit availability.

Gain specialised knowledge of the resources sector: For those law-graduates who seek to specialise their legal knowledge of the resources sector, the Faculty of Law offers a distinct advantage through the Centre for Mining Energy and Natural Resources Law (CMENRL) - Master of Laws (LLM) students can advantageously access specialised units over the course of their degree through the Centre.

The Centre has accumulated over two decades worth of specialised knowledge and research of the legal issues arising within the mining, energy and natural resources sectors of the Western Australian economy – of which Perth is one of the most active and dynamic environments in the world. The teaching team at the Centre is a combination of esteemed academics and industry professionals who teach work ready courses such as: local and global oil and gas law, mineral resources investment, climate change law, corporate governance and more.

Who you’ll study with

The student cohort: The student cohort of the Master of Laws (LLM) consists of high achieving law graduates who have been working in legal practice or industry and have decided to study a Master of Laws (LLM) to expand career opportunities by advancing their understanding of the law. Learn more about the entry requirements.

Qualified and dedicated teaching team: The Faculty of Law has a diverse and qualified teaching team who pass on decades of collective research and industry experience. The teaching team incorporate their practical knowledge throughout the degree passing on valuable expertise and work ready skills.

UWA Faculty of Law also has connections with leading Perth CBD companies accessible through The Blackstone Society - UWA’s premier law society.

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In a globalised and internationalised world, organisations and individuals can no longer afford to view commerce from the confines of one jurisdiction and market. Read more

Introduction

In a globalised and internationalised world, organisations and individuals can no longer afford to view commerce from the confines of one jurisdiction and market. From 2015, UWA will offer a Master in International Commercial Law, a course designed to equip you for success in today’s world.

Course description, features and facilities

The courses are suitable for those who wish to access opportunities where business and law meet and are applicable both to the current law practitioner and those in other fields.

Learning from internationally respected experts with an extensive and wide range of experience, you will develop a sound understanding of the legal aspects of finance, sales, shipping and other commercial transactions.

The course commences with core units which provide a solid foundation in the key areas of law relating to trade, sales, shipping and finance.

You will then have the opportunity to specialise in areas which relate to your specific
interest including WTO law, commercial arbitration and dispute resolution. Back to top

Structure

The course comprise of 48 credit points. The core units which make the first semester of the Masters consist of:

- Foundations of International Commercial Law (6 points)
- International Shipping Law (6 points)
- International Trade Financing (6 points)
- International Sales Law (6 points)

Masters students then take electives to the value of 24 points from a range of units including:

- International Commercial Arbitration (6 points)
- International Oil and Gas Law (6 points)
- World Trade Organisation Law (6 points)
- International Commercial Mediation- Law and Practice (6 points)
- Global Finance Law (6 points)
- Research Paper (6 points)
- Research Paper providing a pathway to Doctoral studies (12 points)
- Up to two units from the Master of Laws (LLM)

Additional information regarding the course structure can be found in the Postgraduate International Commercial Law course brochure.

Further information will be available via the University Online Handbooks from November 2014.

Career opportunities

The course opens career opportunities where international law and business are present.

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This postgraduate master's degree is designed to give legal and non-legal professionals the expertise to pursue careers in the mining and energy industries through exposure to units focusing on the law applicable to those industries. Read more

Introduction

This postgraduate master's degree is designed to give legal and non-legal professionals the expertise to pursue careers in the mining and energy industries through exposure to units focusing on the law applicable to those industries.

Course description, features and facilities

This degree consists of eight units. The compulsory units consist of units focussing on petroleum law, mining law, corporate governance for resources companies and the agreements used in the petroleum industry. Optional units include international oil and gas law, environmental law, international environmental law, climate change and emissions trading, oil and gas project development law (new), one unit chosen from the options available for the Master of Commercial and Resources Law and one unit chosen from the options available for the Master of Laws

Subjects are often taught intensively, in non-standard teaching periods, to accommodate practitioners and overseas students. However, we also offer a range of options throughout the academic Semesters.

Structure

Key to availability of units:
S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; S3 = summer teaching period; N/A = not available in 2015;
NS = non-standard teaching period; OS = offshore teaching period; * = to be advised

All units have a value of six points unless otherwise stated.

Note: Units that are indicated as N/A may be available in 2016 or 2017.

Take all units (24 points):

NS LAWS5111 Corporate Governance for Resources Companies
NS LAWS5517 Mining Law
NS LAWS5532 Oil and Gas Agreements
NS LAWS5589 Australian Oil and Gas Law

Take units up to the value of 12 points chosen from the options available for the Master of Commercial and Resources Law (20560) and/or the Master of Laws (20500), and units from Group A sufficient to bring the total to 24 points:

Group A

NS LAWS5208 Oil and Gas Project Development Law
NS LAWS5507 International Oil and Gas Law
NS LAWS5521 Climate Change Law and Emissions Trading
N/A LAWS5540 Environmental Protection Law

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With increasing government focus on planning and regulation, there is a clear need for individuals with a high level of understanding of policy and governance. Read more

Introduction

With increasing government focus on planning and regulation, there is a clear need for individuals with a high level of understanding of policy and governance.

In 2015, as a direct response to the need for graduates with this specific knowledge, UWA will be introducing a Master in Law, Policy and Government.

Course description, features and facilities

The Master will provide students with an advanced and in-depth understanding of socio-legal theory, policy development and the skills required to work in or with governments.

Combining both theory and practically oriented units, it is suited to those looking to build a career in the public sector, working as legal practitioners or those in private industry where it intersects with government approval, regulation and compliance.

Structure

Applicable for lawyers and non-lawyers the courses comprise of 48 credit points study. The core units which make up the first semester of the Masters consist of:

- Public Policy (6 points)
- Regulatory Theory and Ethics (6 points)
- Advanced Socio-Legal Studies (6 points)
- Foundations of Law and Governance (6 points)

Masters students then take electives to the value of 24 points from a range of units including:

- Advanced Criminology (6 points)
- Alternative Dispute Resolution (6 points)
- Comparative Law (6 points)
- Law and the Body (6 points)
- Working with the Written Law (6 points)
- Theories of Justice and Punishment (6 points)
- Research Paper (6 points)
- Research Paper providing a pathway to Doctoral studies (12 points)

Additional information regarding the course structure can be found in the Postgraduate Law, Policy and Government course brochure

Further information will be available via the University Online Handbooks from November 2014.

Career opportunities

This course will open career opportunities for those seeking employment within the public sector, working as legal practitioners or in private industry where it intersects with government approval, regulation and compliance.

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Commercial and Resources Law studies will prepare both legal and non-legal professionals with the knowledge and skills needed for a future in the rapidly expanding resources sector. Read more
Commercial and Resources Law studies will prepare both legal and non-legal professionals with the knowledge and skills needed for a future in the rapidly expanding resources sector. The Graduate Diploma in this field articulates with the master’s in this field.

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This professional practice coursework program is for non-law discipline graduates interested in obtaining the academic qualification necessary to practice Law in Australia. Read more
This professional practice coursework program is for non-law discipline graduates interested in obtaining the academic qualification necessary to practice Law in Australia. The course focuses on the teaching and learning of legal skills, including drafting, legal research
and advocacy.

Note: Applicants for the Juris Doctor will be ranked based upon the GPA and the LSAT score, weighted equally;
Admission to the Juris Doctor will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants who fall within the intake quota for that year.

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