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2013 Sydney Law School Postgraduate Program



15 October 2012

Sydney Law School is pleased to announce its Postgraduate Program for 2013.

Sydney Law School continues to offer one of Australia's largest postgraduate programs in law, with up to 180 units of study scheduled to be taught in 2013.

80 per cent of these units of study are set to be delivered in the popular intensive format, where units can be completed in four to five days, either in a block or consecutive format.

Sydney Law School will launch the 2013 Program at its forthcoming Postgraduate Information Evening where it will announce the new Master of Law & International Development (MLawIntDev).

For the fifth successive year, the launch of Sydney Law School's Postgraduate Program coincides with the publication of a comprehensive Postgraduate Guide and enhanced online presentation of its units.

In addition, Sydney Law School will deliver up to 20 new units of study, including:

New units for 2013 will include:

While Sydney Law School will continue to teach some of its semester length units of study at its former premises in the Sydney CBD, the majority of its units, both intensive and semester length, will be taught at the Law School Building on the University of Sydney's main campus.

Please check the Sydney Law School Postgraduate Timetable for the latest information and updates.

Off-Shore Opportunities

In relation to off-shore study, for the second year running, Sydney Law School will deliver a unit of study in Malaysia and Indonesia, Legal Pluralism in Southeast Asia.

The unit will be taught offshore with the cooperation of Gadjah Mada University (Yogyakarta, Indonesia) and International Islamic University (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia). These institutions will provide guest lecturers.

It surveys a very wide range of topical legal issues from the region - from human rights and development, environmental law, to the practice of commercial law, including Islamic banking.

Sydney Law School will again offer the Himalayan Field School through its Sydney Centre for International Law (SCIL) - Development & Human Rights.

Sydney Law School will again deliver its offshore unit in Japan - Japanese Law while the Sydney Law School in Europe Program will host five units of study in the United Kingdom, Germany and for the first time, The Netherlands

Units of study include:

Finally, offshore study in China continues with the Shanghai Winter School.

The Sydney LLM + Coursework & Research

Sydney Law School delivers its Sydney LLM - Master of Laws (LLM) - alongside its specialist postgraduate coursework programs, with a number of diverse qualifications open to Non-Lawyers, including the Master of Global Law (MGlobL).

It also has Australia's largest number of postgraduate research students in law and was the first Australian law school to introduce a Doctor of Juridical Studies (SJD), a unique qualification that permits the completion of a 75,000 word thesis alongside units in coursework.

Order an Information Pack or download the material

You can also order an Information Pack that includes the 2013 Sydney Law School Postgraduate Law Guide.


Contact: Greg Sherington

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