Master of Laws
Law, Business and the Creative Arts
Entry requirements for this course are consistent with the Pathways to Qualifications in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) Guidelines for Masters degrees.
Completion of a Bachelor of Laws, from this or another university which, in the opinion of the Faculty, maintains standards comparable to those applicable at this university; or
Other qualifications and/or experience recognised by the Pro-Vice-Chancellor of the Faculty of Law, Business and the Creative Arts as equivalent to the above.
Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements
Students of non English speaking backgrounds must have an adequate English language capacity assessed under the Australian International English Language Testing System. An IELTS score of 6.0 with no component lower than 5.5 is required (Band 1 at JCU).
Additional selection requirements
Special admission requirements
Academic Requirements for Course Completion
36 credit points as per course structure
Additional course rules
Additional completion requirements
Degrees with distinction will be awarded where the candidate completes all credit points necessary for the degree at a grade point average of 5.5.
Characteristics of learning outcomes for this course are consistent with those outlined in the Masters Guideline in the Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF).
Program is determined in consultation with the Head of School, School of Laws, and may include a minor thesis to the value of 9 credit points.
COURSE AVAILABLE AT
Expected time to complete
18 months full-time or equivalent part-time
Maximum time to complete
Maximum leave of absence
Course progression requisites
Course includes mandatory professional placement(s)
Special assessment requirements
Maximum allowed Pass Conceded (PC) grade
Supplementary exam for final subject
Candidates may apply for advanced standing for previous tertiary study in accordance with the Advanced Standing for Previous Studies and Recognised Prior Learning policy. associated procedures.
12 credit points in total
Advanced standing will be granted only for studies completed in the 10 years prior to the commencement of this course.
Advanced standing gained for any subject shall be cancelled 16 years after the date of the examination upon which the advanced standing is based if, by then, the candidate has not completed the course.
A maximum of 6 credit points may be granted for previous studies.
A maximum of 12 credit points may be granted for professional experience.
Inclusion of majors on testamur
Not applicable - this course does not have majors
Exit with lesser award