Law School

Postgraduate International Law

 

Further information

  • Master International Law - Apply now
  • GradDip International Law - Apply now
Postgraduate International Law Brochure
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Legal CPD and Professional Development

Postgraduate International Law units are aligned with the Faculty of Law's CPD short courses. For CPD or Professional Development registration visit the Executive Education webpage.



  

International law affects countless areas of society, business and government. To equip you for an international future, UWA offers the Graduate Diploma and Master in International Law.

Taught by a team of international experts from four continents, you will develop a sound understanding of the theory and practice of international law and how international institutions work. The courses are suited to both the current law practitioner and those pursuing a career in government, non-government and private institutions where international law is present.

You will learn from world class professors at a top 100 University and study with the next generation of leaders in legal practice, government, business and the not for profit sector.
 

Why study postgraduate International Law?

  • Gain an internationally recognised legal qualification from Western Australia’s leading university
  • Attain an understanding of the theory and practice of international law and how international institutions work
  • Whilst studying for the Masters you can choose electives which enable you to focus on an area of international law which matches your interests
  • Enhanced access to career opportunities in an internationalised employment market
  • Cultivate a network within the international law community by engaging with practitioners and experts throughout your study
  • Benefit from UWA’s links with the international legal community

Course Structure and Units of Study

The Master of International Law consists of units to the value of 48 points (one year full-time) and the Graduate Diploma in International Law is a 24 point course (6 months).

The International Law 2017 timetable and link to study plans. 

Admission requirements - Graduate Diploma

To be eligible for admission to the Graduate Diploma, you must meet the following requirements:

  • a bachelor’s degree in a cognate (related) area with a weighted average mark of at least 60%, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty; or
  • a level and duration of education as well as a minimum of two years of professional experience considered by the Faculty to be sufficient to permit satisfactory completion of the course.

Admission requirements - Masters

To be eligible for admission to the Masters, you must meet the following requirements:

  • a bachelor’s degree in a cognate (related) area with a weighted average mark of at least 65%, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty; or
  • the Graduate Diploma in International Law of this University with a weighted average mark of at least 60%; or
  • the Juris Doctor of this University, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty; or
  • completion of a minimum of 48 credits points towards the Master of International Relations of this University.

Applications

Online applications for both the Graduate Diploma and the Masters are now open.

International students

The University of Western Australia also recommends International students visit international.uwa.edu.au/students/esos for information about the study environment, support services.  International students can apply by contacting the International Centre at pginternational@uwa.edu.au.

Gain a world-class degree

  • UWA is in the top 1% of World Universities and the only Western Australian University part of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight.
  • UWA is member of the Worldwide Universities Network of 16 member universities from across four continents and is also a member of the Matariki Network of Universities, a global group of high-quality universities across seven nations.
  • The Law School has over 80 years of academic excellence – graduates have built rewarding careers in the legal, government, education, business and the not-for-profit sectors.
  • UWA Law alumni have attained success at the highest levels and include a former Prime Minister, Ministers for Foreign Affairs, Trade and Defence, Chief Justices of the High Court and State Supreme Courts, Attorneys-General and Solicitors-General.
  • Awards and honours conferred on UWA Law alumni include Australian of the Year, Rhodes Scholarships and the Order of Australia.

Enquiries

For further course information please contact askUWA which provides answers to common questions. 


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