Master of International Law at Griffith University, Australia.

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.

Description

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.

Program Structure:

  1. International Commercial Arbitration

  2. International Environmental Law

  3. Investor-State Arbitration

  4. International Human Rights  

  5. The Law of International Organizations

  6. International Trade Law

Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will demonstrate their understanding of substantive and procedural public and private international law.


  1. 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.


  1. 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)


  1. Students will be able to explain how several important areas of modern international law affect and interact with domestic law.

Career Opportunities

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:


  • Arbitrator

  • Intelligence and policy analyst

  • Government policy and legal adviser

  • Diplomacy

  • Civil society strategist

  • International organization employee

  • International business negotiator

  • Global law-firm employee

Admission Requirements

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

Tuition Fee 

  • For International Students: AUD 33,500 (indicative annual fee, 2022)

$33,500 per year
  • Level
    Masters Coursework
  • Delivery
    Online and On Campus
  • Duration
    1.5 years
  • Application Fee
    None
  • Intake
    July
  • Language Test Score
    IELTS, TOEFL (IBT), PTE, ISLPR
  • Scholarship
    25% of tuition fees