Our Master of Laws programs are delivered from the La Trobe Law School at our scenic Melbourne Campus in Bundoora and City Campus in the heart of Melbourne's Central Business District.
La Trobe is an internationally recognised university. We are proud to be ranked in the top 400 universities in the world (QS World University Rankings, 2015).
La Trobe Law School provides an innovative, high-quality legal education with a strong commitment to social justice and interdisciplinary enquiry, and an emphasis on hands-on experience. Our law subjects are ranked in the Top 200 globally (QS World University Rankings by Subject).
The Master of Laws is an internationally relevant and contemporary qualification taught by leading academics and practitioners from around the world. This program allows you to construct a course of study with a strong global and international focus. It aims to prepare you to work in a global legal economy even if you don't necessarily wish to practice exclusively in a commercial environment. La Trobe law graduates have gone on to hold senior positions in the legal profession and in government, corporations and non-profit organisations. The Master of Laws can be completed over 12 months totaling 120 credit points.
German students must have completed their undergraduate law degree, that is, be eligible to sit the Erste Juristische Staatspruefung (First State Exam) and thus ‘Scheinfrei’. A letter from the university (on University letterhead) confirming completion of the university studies is acceptable. An IELTS (or equivalent) test result with a minimum overall band score of 6.5 with no individual band score less than 6.0. Note: English test results must be no more than two years old.
Intakes for the Masters programs are Semester 1 (March), Semester 2 (July) and Summer 1 (October/November).
International students pay annual tuition fees, which may vary from course to course. The annual fee for 2018 is AU($)37,200 per 120 credit points (indicative).
For more information see latrobe.edu.au/study/costs/international.
For assistance with accommodation visit latrobe.edu.au/international.
Information on the various scholarships available, eligibility criteria and the application process can be found at latrobe.edu.au/study/costs/international/scholarships.
La Trobe is offering College Excellence scholarships to students with excellent academic backgrounds. Scholarships are valued up to a 25% discount on tuition fees for the duration of their degree at La Trobe. Information on the various scholarships available, eligibility criteria and the application process can be found at: latrobe.edu.au/study/costs/international/scholarships.