The Master of International Law program at Griffith University is designed to give students a competitive edge in the legal, academic, political, corporate, and engineering domains, as well as other professions where a more in-depth knowledge of international and global law is becoming increasingly crucial.
What you will study
Students will finish 120 credit points of part-time study in two years if they take six courses per year distributed across six teaching periods. All content will be delivered online.
International Commercial Arbitration
International Environmental Law
International Human Rights
The Law of International Organizations
International Trade Law
Students will demonstrate their understanding of substantive and procedural public and private international law.
Students will demonstrate their proficiency in writing a sizable piece of written work in international law, often through a certification or sizable seminar paper on a topic of international, foreign, or comparative law.
Students will be able to apply international law in practical settings through clinical work (for example, in international human rights law, human trafficking, or asylum clinics)
Students will be able to explain how several important areas of modern international law affect and interact with domestic law.
As a graduate of this program, you'll be well-positioned to thrive in the dynamic and increasingly difficult field of international law. Global relations and diplomacy are at a level of fragility unseen in decades as geopolitical tensions rise in the face of a pandemic, ideological impasses over climate change, and other important issues.
As a result, the public, business, and not-for-profit sectors will continue to have a substantial demand for highly skilled legal professionals, particularly those who are aware of the subtleties of international law. Potential job opportunities, including:
Intelligence and policy analyst
Government policy and legal adviser
Civil society strategist
International organization employee
International business negotiator
Global law-firm employee
To be admitted to the Master of International Law, applicants must meet the requirements listed below:
a Bachelor's degree or higher in the relevant field from a university (or other tertiary education institution) with a minimum GPA of 4.0 (using a 7.0 scale)
a Graduate Certificate in International Law Practice and a minimum GPA of 4.0 (on a scale of 7.0). (or an equivalent qualification). Holders of the Griffith University Graduate Certificate in International Law Practice will receive 40 advanced standing credit points.
English Language Requirements
The minimum English language competence requirement for applicants to this program is an overall IELTS score of 6.5 with no subtest score below 6.0.
TOEFL - 79/120
PTE - 58/90
For International Students: AUD 33,500 (indicative annual fee, 2022)