Master of Law and Development

  • CRICOS code: 051271K

Where will this take me?


As a student in the Master of Law and Development, you’ll develop an advanced understanding of the complex body of knowledge in the field of law and development, including:

  • the processes and actors involved in the legalisation of development
  • the history and range of rule of law or law reform projects initiated by international and regional institutions
  • the role of international economic institutions in proposing, designing and implementing law reform projects
  • development strategies enabled or foreclosed by attempts at law reform or legal institutional design
  • the success or failure of particular attempts at law reform or rule of law initiatives
  • theoretical approaches to understanding and critiquing law and development initiatives

You’ll also develop skills in critical analysis and the ability to interpret and transmit your ideas to specialist and non-specialist audiences, including clients.