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The University of Queensland (UQ)

  • 29% international / 71% domestic

Master of International Law

  • Masters (Coursework)

Broaden your personal and career horizons whether you're a law or non-law graduate by examining how international law shapes almost all forms of global interaction, from business and trade to diplomacy and acts of war.

Key details

Degree Type
Masters (Coursework)
1.5 years full-time
Course Code
5658, 092451M
Intake Months
Feb, Jul
International Fees
$42,272 per year / $63,408 total

About this course

This degree is suited to anyone who works in an international field (with or without a legal background), or has aspirations of pursuing a career associated with international law anywhere in the world.

As a student you'll immerse yourself in four compelling compulsory courses: Principles of International Law; Law of Armed Conflict; Law, Terrorism and Human Rights; and Refugees, Asylum Seekers and the Law: Rights and Realities.

You also have a choice of various elective courses covering topics such as business, diplomacy, international policy, advocacy, negotiation and armed conflict. Courses are taught by academics, legal practitioners, judges and international scholars, many of whom have first-hand experience working in some of the world's most dynamic social and economic environments.


Study locations

St Lucia

What you will learn

  • Discover more about our increasingly internationalised world and the role international laws play in countless lives across all borders.
  • Gain a clear understanding of the structure of international laws, the way they shape the international system, and how to work within those laws.
  • Choose from a range of elective courses to suit personal growth and your interests, and achieve your degree within 1.5 years (or part-time equivalent).