Overview

The LLM MBA (Law) is a double degree program allows students to combine the breadth of an MBA with the advanced study of law. Delivered online and intensively the LLM/ MBA Law provides working professionals with flexibility to enhance their career prospects while maintaining full time employment.

The MBA curriculum equips professionals with the skills to be effective in a contemporary business environment where the rapid rate of innovation and disruption impacts significantly on the organisation's success. You'll be able to apply the concepts and tools to your professional environment immediately, while preparing for the future by accelerating your current career, following a new path or building a new enterprise.

The Master of Laws (LLM) program offers you the opportunity to develop an advanced and contemporary understanding of one or more areas of legal study, to acquire further expertise and enhance career prospects. By incorporating a specialisation into the LLM, you can pursue an area of law that complements your existing profession or provides entry into a new field. Alternatively, you can complete a generalist program and choose courses from any of the specialisations.

Program Code

9225

Total units of credit (UOC)

90

Campus

Kensington

Why choose this degree?

This double degree allows you complete the top ranked online MBA program in Australia and LLM from Australia’s leading law school. As a student at AGSM, you will also benefit from the services and resources provided by our dedicated career development centre and have access to our 17,000+ global alumni network. The Master of Laws flexibility allows you to either specialise in an area of your choice or to undertake a generalised degree.

Who should choose this degree?

Practicing lawyers seeking to enhance their business and management knowledge and skills whilst increasing their knowledge of advanced topics in law, as well as executives, from a non-legal background, who wish to enhance their business and management knowledge and skills and increase their understanding of legal concepts and topics.

The LLM MBA (Law) is open to law and non-law graduates.

Majors

Students can choose from eight areas of specialisation or complete a generalist program and choose a mix of courses from any of our specialisations.

To be awarded an LLM with a specialisation, students must successfully complete at least four courses in their chosen field.

Areas of specialisation include:

  • Chinese International Business & Economic Law
  • Corporate, Commercial and Taxation Law
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Environmental Law and Sustainable Development
  • Human Rights Law and Policy
  • International Law
  • Media, Intellectual Property and Technology Law

Degree Structure

Degree Handbook

Career Opportunities

  • Senior management roles (GM, CEO, CxO and board level)
  • Senior government leader
  • Business Administration Managers
  • Executive roles in not-for-profit and community organisations
  • Consulting
  • Project Managers with a legal or policy focus
  • Professionals responsible for law or policy reform

Entry requirements

A candidate for the LLM MBA (Law) shall have been previously awarded any of the following:

  1. a Bachelor of Laws (Honours) degree from UNSW Sydney or a qualification considered equivalent from another university or tertiary institution and a minimum of two years professional or managerial work experience;
  2. a Bachelor of Laws degree with a credit average, from UNSW Sydney or a qualification considered equivalent from another university or tertiary institution and a minimum of two years professional or managerial work experience;
  3. a Juris Doctor degree, with a credit average, from UNSW Sydney or a qualification considered equivalent from another university or tertiary institution and a minimum of two years professional or managerial work experience;
  4. a Bachelor degree in Social Sciences or Humanities, with a credit average, from UNSW Sydney or a qualification considered equivalent from another university or tertiary institution and a minimum of two years professional or managerial work experience;
  5. a Juris Doctor degree or a Bachelor degree in Laws, Social Sciences or Humanities from UNSW Sydney or a qualification considered equivalent from another university or tertiary institution and a minimum of two years' relevant professional experience;
  6. a Bachelor degree from UNSW Sydney, with a credit average, or a qualification considered equivalent from another university or tertiary institution and a minimum of two years' relevant professional experience.

For the purposes of (5) and (6), relevant professional experience could include professional experience in legal and policy issues gained as an officer in local government; consulting on legal and policy issues; an officer/manager or similar for state or federal government agency with responsibility for legal and policy issues; corporate auditing, monitoring or managing legal and policy issues; project management with a legal or policy focus; NGO or international organisation responsible for law or policy reform.

Please note that meeting the entry requirements does not guarantee an offer will be made. To be successful, candidates need to meet the entry requirements and be able to demonstrate excellence across the entire application process.

How to apply

Applications must be submitted through our Apply Online portal. We encourage you to submit your completed application as early as possible to ensure it will be processed in time for your preferred term.

Some high-demand programs with limited places may have an earlier application deadline or commencement date. Find out more.

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Fees

2021 Indicative First Year Fee

$39,840*

2021 Indicative Fee to Complete Degree

$70,680*

*Fees are subject to annual review by the University and may increase annually, with the new fees effective from the start of each calendar year. The indicative fees listed here are based on an estimated average and are for tuition only, other fees and charges are not included. The amount you pay will vary depending on the calendar year to enrol, the courses you select and whether your study load is more or less than 1 Equivalent Full Time Student Load (8 courses per year).

Indicative fees are a guide for comparison only based on current conditions and available data. You should not rely on indicative fees. More information on fees can be found at the UNSW fees website.

Indicative fees to complete the program have been calculated based on a percentage increase for every year of the program. Fee increases are assessed annually and may exceed the indicative figures listed below.

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