Master of Laws

Study Area


Study Level



The University of New South Wales



Course Detail



Intake Time

February, June, September

Standard Duration

1 Year

About the Course

The Master of Laws by Coursework offers a flexible and specialised opportunity for you to develop an advanced, integrated and contemporary understanding of one or more areas of legal study. Courses offered in this degree combine a level of sophistication and technical difficulty with a substantial consideration of relevant international, professional and cross-disciplinary aspects of the subject matter.In this one-year degree you will take eight elective courses from a wide range of options and undertake at least one research-based project, which will allow you the opportunity to apply your legal knowledge and skills in a practical academic context. You will learn both broad interdisciplinary insights and detailed examination of emerging legal issues, such as how technology is reshaping the legal landscape.


Average Score

at least 65%


7.0 overall (min 6.0 in each subtest)

Background Requirements


The University of New South Wales

Institute Ranking

#44 in QS World University Rankings 2021, #4 in Australia

Program Ranking

#3 in Australia for Law and Legal Studies, #14 in the world. *QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020