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Postgraduate applications still open for 2012


14 November 2011

Sydney Law School is pleased to announce that applications are still open for its Postgraduate Program for 2012.

It continues to offer one of Australia's largest postgraduate programs in law, with over 160 units of study scheduled to be taught in 2012.

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.

For the fourth 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 offer over 20 new units of study, including:

Children & Family Law

Copyright & Copyright Industries

Corporate Social Responsibility: Theory & Policy

Cross-Border Deals - A US Perspective

Discretion in Criminal Justice

Economics of Tax Policy

Environmental Criminology: Space & Place

European Private International Law

Fundamentals of Commercial Law

Fundamentals of Contract Law

Fundamentals of Corporate Law

Fundamentals of Finance Law

Islamic Law & Commerce

Law & Healthy Lifestyles

Legal Pluralism in Southeast Asia

Pollution & Contaminated Land

Registered Associations

Regulating Global Crisis

Rethinking the Adversarial System

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, Sydney Law School will deliver a new 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).

This new unit of study, Development & Human Rights will be available as a 6 credit point and 12 credit point unit of study.

Sydney Law School will again deliver its two units in Japan - Japanese Law and Japanese Law & the Economy.

Further, the Sydney Law School in Europe Program will host four units of study at locations in the United Kingdom and for the first time, Italy.

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 2012 Sydney Law School Postgraduate Law Guide.


Contact: Greg Sherington

Phone: +61 2 9351 0202

Email: 103952344c062f371005385226561902193e5d0a243d4b0d0816470f32