This course entry should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Law
|Abbreviated title||LLM(Commercial Law)|
|Total credit points required||48|
|Standard duration of study (years)||1 year FT, 4 years PT|
|Study mode and location||On-campus (City (Melbourne))|
|Admission, fee and application details||http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/2107|
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The graduate program in commercial law provides advanced offerings in this area for law graduates. The extensive range of units enables students to develop and enhance their knowledge across the breadth of commercial law that includes corporate, banking and finance and competition law, or to pursue some selected areas in greater depth.The program is attractive for those who seek to develop or expand a career in this area.The graduate program focuses upon both a thorough grounding in the fundamental principles of commercial law and its practical application as well as addressing advanced and current issues from both a local and international perspective.
The Master of Laws (Commercial Law) aims to provide further education in the legal profession to students who want to learn about new and developing areas of commercial law and who want to acquire or develop an expertise in an area of commercial law. The course, in terms of course structure, teaching methods, class times and venues, is designed with the interests of part-time students particularly in mind.
12 credit points
The course comprises eight six-point coursework units or a combination of coursework units and a minor thesis.
Students must complete one of the following options:
In order to qualify to undertake one of the minor thesis options, a student must have achieved a minimum of 70 per cent in each of the coursework units undertaken. Information on the minor thesis option is available at http://www.law.monash.edu.au/current-students/enrol/re-enrol.html
Additional course requirement and recommendation:
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Students are advised that not all units may be available in every year.
For information on the current postgraduate law timetable visit http://www.law.monash.edu.au/current-students/course-unit-information/timetables/postgraduate/index.html
Students may exit with a Graduate Diploma in Law (Commercial Law) providing all requirements for that award have been met.
Master of Laws (Commercial Law)