Master of Environmental Law

  • CRICOS Code: 077728A

Course overview

  • 1 year full time / 2 years part time
  • Parkville campus located in the heart of Melbourne city
  • Available to domestic and international students.
  • Summer Intake - February, Start Year Intake - March, Autumn Intake - May, Winter Intake - July, Mid Year Intake - July, and Spring Intake - November


The Master of Environmental Law (MEnvLaw) is designed to develop your expertise in a dynamic area of law that is continuing to grow in importance.

It’s available for both law and non-law graduates and is ideal for government professionals, legal practitioners, professionals working in environmental and resources sectors, and those with a broader philosophical or practical interest.

As a student in the Master of Environmental Law, you’ll choose from a wide array of subjects with a focus on emerging national and international legal issues and practices, such as in water law, climate change law, the management of land subject to native title and general planning and development.

The Master of Environmental Law is part of the world-renowned Melbourne Law Masters program.

Australia's first and leading law school

Melbourne Law School is ranked:

  • No 1 law school in Australia and No 8 in the world (Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings by Subject, 2018)
  • No 1 law school in Australia and No 10 in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject, 2019).