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Monash University

36 months
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37400 AUD/year
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About

A PhD in Law at Monash University takes the form of the Monash Doctoral Program – a PhD for the 21st century. At the core of the program is an extensive, independent research project on an agreed chosen topic, supported by at least two expert academic supervisors. 

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Overview

Monash University has a proud tradition of research excellence, and is committed to providing the highest quality of graduate research education. By undertaking your graduate studies at Monash, you will have the opportunity to be part of our stimulating and supportive and professional research environment.

Monash Law delivers diverse and innovative opportunities to undertake high quality and cross-disciplinary legal research.

The programme

Your study of the PhD in Law at Monash University  will result in a research thesis or alternative approved output, which makes a valuable contribution to the current body of knowledge on your chosen topic. The research component is enhanced by professional development activities that provide you with the skills required to make an impact in academia, industry, government or the wider community. 

Programme Structure

The Doctor of Philosophy program may be undertaken in any area of research, including:

  • Commercial law
  • Comparative law
  • Criminal law
  • Administrative law
  • eLaw
  • Family law 
  • Health law
  • Human rights law
  • Environmental law
  • Equity and property law
  • Intellectual property law
  • International trade law

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 96 months
    • Flexible

Start dates & application deadlines

You can apply for and start this programme anytime.
More details
  • Start date: Throughout the year
  • Deadline: Applications for this course can be accepted at anytime.

Delivered

On Campus, Online

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • CRICOS Course Code: 041046B 
  • a bachelor's degree requiring at least four years of full-time study in a relevant field, and which normally includes a research component in the fourth year, leading to an  honours 1 or 2A in a relevant field;
  • a course leading to a level rated by the relevant department, faculty and committee as equivalent to an honours 1 or 2A in a relevant field;
  • a master's degree that entails work, normally including a significant research component, including at least 25% of one full time equivalent  year of work, including a thesis. It is normally expected that a grade of honours 2A has been obtained for the research thesis or project. Where ungraded, examiners' reports will be taken into account; or
  • have qualifications which in the opinion of GRC are deemed equivalent.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    37400 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 37400 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 AUD per year during 36 months.
  • This course is supported by the Australian government's Research Training Program (RTP).  

Living costs for Melbourne

1501 - 2659 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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