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 LawFundamentals of Finance Law
Islamic Law & Commerce
Law & Healthy Lifestyles
Legal Pluralism in Southeast Asia
Pollution & Contaminated Land
Regulating Global CrisisRethinking 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.
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:
- Comparative Climate Law, Prato, Italy
- International Commercial Litigation, Humboldt Law School, Berlin
- International Structured Finance, Humboldt Law School, Berlin
- Plain English in Legal Writing, Robinson College, Cambridge
- Tax Treaties Special Issues, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London
- The Legal System of the European Union, Prato, Italy
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.