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Master of International Commercial Law

Overview

Pursue assorted career opportunities in international business and global trade by equipping yourself with knowledge and understanding about international sales, contract and trade law and international commercial dispute resolution.

The Master of International Commercial Law is designed for students with a commercial background wanting to focus their studies on specific areas of law relevant to international business and commercial operations.

You'll undertake courses introducing private law and public law, along with a range of commercially related law courses carefully created and selected to be relevant to non-lawyers yet still of interest and benefit to lawyers, including:

  • Business and Corporate Law
  • Business Taxation
  • Corporate Governance Law and Practice
  • International Commercial Dispute Resolution
  • International Trade Law and Technology
  • Private Law
  • Protecting Intellectual Property and Intangible Assets
  • Public Law

Plus you'll undertake a supervised research project or dissertations.

Location
St Lucia
Duration
1.5 Years (or part time equivalent)
Start Semester
Semester 1 (19 Feb, 2024), Semester 2 (22 Jul, 2024)
Program Code
5695
AQF
Level 9
Location
St Lucia
Fees
A$48160
Duration
1.5 Years
Start Semester
Semester 1 (19 Feb, 2024), Semester 2 (22 Jul, 2024)
Semester dates for 2025 are yet to be confirmed
Program Code
5695
CRICOS Code
096808K
AQF
Level 9

Program highlights

Program highlights

  • Study courses in specific areas of law relevant when operating in an international context.
  • Deepen your knowledge and understanding of the role international law plays in the modern world.
  • Graduate with respected qualifications that enhance your employment prospects in international commerce and trade.

How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Research experience
  • Seminars

What you'll study

At UQ, degrees are called 'programs' and subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study in this program:

  • Business Taxation
  • International Trade Law and Technology
  • International Commercial Dispute Resolution
  • Protecting Intellectual Property and Intangible Assets

Entry requirements

Entry requirements

To be eligible for entry, you'll need:

  • a bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline, or
  • a bachelor's degree in any discipline, plus 3 years of full-time equivalent relevant work experience, or
  • an equivalent academic or professional qualification and be able to demonstrate to the satisfaction of the Executive Dean that you have requisite knowledge to complete the program.

You must have a grade point average (GPA) of 4.5 on a 7-point scale in your previous qualification.
  • a bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a relevant discipline, or
  • a bachelor's degree in any discipline, plus 3 years of full-time equivalent relevant work experience, or
  • an equivalent academic or professional qualification and be able to demonstrate to the satisfaction of the Executive Dean that you have requisite knowledge to complete the program.

You must have a grade point average (GPA) of 4.5 on a 7-point scale in your previous qualification.

Relevant disciplines for previous qualifications

Relevant disciplines include law, accounting, advertising (business degree related only), business, business administration, business information systems, commercialisation (business degree related only), economics, finance, international business, international economics and trade, entrepreneurship, human resources, management, marketing, strategy, sustainability (business degree related only) or international hotel and tourism management (UQ and Griffith University BITHM degrees permitted, others considered on a case by case basis).

Relevant work experience

Relevant work experience includes work in law, accounting, advertising, business, business administration, business information systems, commercialisation, economics, finance, international business, international economics and trade, entrepreneurship, human resources, management, marketing, strategy, sustainability or international hotel and tourism management.

English language requirements

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ

TOEFL iBT (including Paper Edition) - Overall 87, listening 19, reading 19, writing 21 and speaking 19.

PTE Academic - Overall Score of 64 and 60 in all sub bands.

BE - A minimum overall grade of 4 plus a minimum grade of C in all macro skills.

CES - Overall 176 and 169 in all sub bands.

OET is not accepted.

 

There are other ways to meet the English language requirements. For some programs, additional conditions apply.

Learn how to meet the English language requirements

Student visas

International students who are accepted into full-time study in the Master of International Commercial Law are eligible to apply for an Australian student visa (subclass 500).

There are a number of requirements you must satisfy before a visa is granted, including the genuine temporary entrant (GTE) requirement.

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Need help meeting the entry requirements?

We can help you meet the academic or English language requirements for your preferred program.

If you haven’t completed the prerequisites, we can help.

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Fees and Scholarships

Indicative annual fee

Approximate yearly cost of tuition (16 units). Your fees will vary according to your study load. Fees are reviewed each year and may increase.

$39,840

2024

$39,840

2024

Learn more about postgraduate fees

Approximate yearly cost of full-time tuition (16 units). Your fees will vary according to your study load. Fees are reviewed each year and may increase.

AUD $48,160

2024

AUD $48,160

2024

Learn more about postgraduate fees

Government assistance

Financial aid

As an international student, you might be eligible for financial aid – either from your home country, or from the Australian Government.

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FEE-HELP

Domestic students who are accepted into the Master of International Commercial Law pay tuition fees.

FEE-HELP is an Australian Government loan scheme to assist eligible students with the cost of their tuition fees.

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Centrelink support

Scholarships

You may be eligible for more than 100 scholarships, including:

How to apply

Important dates

The closing date for this program is:

  • To commence study in semester 2 - May 31 of the year of commencement.
  • To commence study in semester 1 - November 30 of the previous year.

To learn more about UQ dates, including semester start dates, view the Academic Calendar.

Important dates

The closing date for this program is:

  • To commence study in Semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.
  • To commence study in Semester 2 - June 30 of the year of commencement.

To learn more about UQ dates, including semester start dates, view the Academic Calendar.

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