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LL.M in International Law and International Relations

The Master of Laws (International Law and International Relations) consists of 72 units or 54 units depending on the entry level. 

For the 72-unit version, you will complete 13 topics of coursework comprising three core topics and eleven 4.5-unit option topics. 

For the 54-unit version, you will complete 11 topics of coursework comprising three core topics and eight 4.5-unit option topics. 

Core topics cover areas such as approaches to international relations, principles of public international law, and a further research paper in international law/international relations (9-unit topic). The option topics include, among others, Law and International Relations in the Asia/Pacific, Relationship between International Law and International Relations, Law of the Sea, International Environmental Law, Transnational Crime and the International Criminal Justice System, International Human Rights, Marginalised Populations and International Law, Law of the WTO, International Institutions, Legal Approaches to Conflict, and Current Issues in International Law and International Relations. 

If you are eligible for the 54-unit version of the Master of Laws (International Law and International Relations), and you are also eligible to receive 18 units of credit for a minimum of two years relevant work experience, then you will undertake three core topics and four option topics, which will enable you to finish within a year of full-time study.