La Trobe University

Master of Laws (Research)

Overview

Start dates
Anytime
Duration
2 years full-time or 4 years part-time
Fees and costs
Learn more about the fees for graduate research.

This degree enables you to complete independent research under academic supervision and submit a thesis of up to 50 000 words on a topic relating to one of the Law School's areas of research expertise, including Asian law, commercial law and policy, conflict resolution, corporations law and corporate governance, criminal law and justice, family society and law, international and comparative law, global business law, labour law, lawyers and pathways to justice, legal ethics and securities regulation.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Bachelor of Laws with Honours, or equivalent

Career outcomes

Graduates are likely to find roles in academia, the legal profession, law reform, politics, business and commerce, government service, and public administration.

RED Team

Effective professional development for graduate researchers and early career researchers.

Mentoring

We pair a highly motivated PhD student with an industry leader with similar interests.

Industry internships

We offer internships to Master by Research and PhD students in various disciplines.

Our researchers

A selection of La Trobe researchers talk about the exciting work that they're doing.

Fees and costs

Course fees

Learn more about the fees for graduate research.

Scholarships

Scholarships are available for both current and future students. Find out what La Trobe scholarship opportunities might be available to you.

How to apply

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The Handbook contains detailed course information designed for enrolled students, including course structures, electives and options. The delivery of this course can vary between campuses. For detailed information please select the relevant campus: