University of Canberra
School of Law
Master of Laws
Professor Keturah Whitford, Head of School, PO Box 1
Belconnen, Australian 2616
LLM - Masters with a minor thesis;, SJD - Professional Doctorate;, Grad Diploma - Legal Studies
SJD (Professional Doctorate). This popular course combines 24 creditpoints (6 subjects) of course work plus a 60,000 word thesis. Candidateswould normally have five years of legal experience of some kind. Topicscan be on any area of law.
LLM This is a coursework masters with a minor thesis. Subjects and thesiscan be in any law related area. A first degree in law is required.
Grad Diploma in Legal Studies. (six subjects, one year full time; orpart-time equivalent). Does not require a first degree in law and subjectscan be from any area.
Our MBA program now offers two legal specialisations. You can do MBA(Legal Studies) which combines the 8 coure subjects of the MBA with yourchoice of any four master's units in law. You can also do a specialisationwith four law units in corporate governance. These options are designedfor lawyers who want to do a Master's with a broader business focus and formanagers who seek to know more about legal compliance and risk management.