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Master of Laws (Global Competition and Consumer Law)

    Course overview

    • Mixed Attendance Mode (Parkville)
    • Available to domestic and international students
    • Term 1 Intake - January and Term 3 Intake - July

    Overview

    The Global Competition and Consumer Law program is one of only a handful of comprehensive programs in competition and consumer law in the world, and ensures you will be at the forefront of the unique challenges and opportunities of this global field, with regimes now in more than 130 countries.

    One of the most distinctive aspects of this program is the calibre of its instructors. Developed by the Melbourne Law School (ranked No. 6 in the world*) and delivered by world-leading experts in the field. You will learn from the likes of the former Chairman of the US Federal Trade Commission, former head of the UNCTAD Competition and Consumer Policies Branch and current Chairman of the OECD Competition Committee, amongst many others who have held or hold leadership roles in private practice, competition and consumer authorities, intergovernmental organisations, and adjudicatory bodies, in the competition and consumer law field.

    If you don’t have a law degree, you can still study in the field through the Melbourne Law School with the Master of Global Competition and Consumer LawGraduate Diploma in Global Competition and Consumer Law or the Specialist Certificate in Global Competition Law.

    * Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings by Subject (2019).

    This course is not available to international students who are holders of an Australian student visa, for study onshore in Australia. This course is available to all other international students to study wholly online.

    Course aims

    We’ve designed this course to produce leaders in the global competition and consumer law field.

    The LLM will challenge and stimulate you with its rigorous approach to learning. You will develop advanced expertise and practical skills in the complex interdisciplinary body of knowledge relevant to the field. This course is international and will allow you to graduate with a valuable worldwide network of accomplished professionals.

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