Postgraduate | Law


Law is the language of power and change. Expand your horizons and accelerate your career with an internationally recognised postgraduate qualification from Australia’s leading global law school.  

At UNSW Law we are committed to developing programs that offer law and non-law graduates world-class educational experiences which reflect and anticipate the growing needs of our students, their professions and industry.  

Our program and course offering allow our students to engage in flexible study, while still accessing the highest level of teaching quality among Australia’s research-intensive law schools within the Group of Eight (Go8) Universities. You will be taught by leading industry professionals and researchers whose research informs, inspires and enlivens our teaching.  

Study at a globally recognised law school that is consistently ranked in the Top 20 law schools in QS World University Rankings 

Why UNSW Law?

  • Work in small to medium-sized classes where students are at the heart of the learning process 
  • Be challenged in a supportive environment 
  • Learn from leading legal practitioners, former judges and industry professionals
  • Immerse yourself in a campus situated in vibrant, cosmopolitan Sydney 
  • Lawyers have the option to gain advanced standing by undertaking  CPD units through UNSW's Continuing Legal Education 
  • Flexible study options to fit your professional and personal obligations 
  • Study with a Law School that prioritises experiential learning and career support. UNSW Law offers an in-house careers service, modelled on those of major US Law Schools, to help graduates maximise their employability and guide them through the job market.  

The UNSW Master of Laws (LLM)

UNSW Law is pleased to offer flexible and world-class postgraduate program for those with legal and non-legal backgrounds. This program offers a variety of specialisations that provide our graduates with the opportunity to acquire further expertise and enhance their career prospects.

2019 program features  

In 2019 UNSW Law will open the well-established Master of Laws (LLM) to law and non-law graduates.  

  • Students will be able to choose from eight areas of specialisation that reflect UNSW Law’s expertise and the latest developments in legal scholarship. Alternatively, students can complete a generalist LLM. 
  • Students applying to the program with a non-law degree, or with a law degree from a non-common law country, will need to incorporate compulsory core courses into their program. 

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Where will your postgraduate degree take you?

Look through our UNSW Law Postgraduate guide online to discover which course will best suit your needs. 

Contact us for more information

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