Master of Laws (Global Competition and Consumer Law)
Fees & scholarships
Your fees explained
This course is equivalent in quality and accreditation to an on-campus qualification. Each subject is designed by academics, learning designers and educational technologists to deliver an interactive and enriching experience. Students will also have regular access to lecturers, tutors and a dedicated online student support team.
Fees are paid on a per subject basis each term. The fees listed are the indicative costs for the whole course which is based on typical subject enrolments and includes an indexation of 5 per cent per annum. Please note the University reviews fees annually.
Course fees are the same for both domestic and international students.
*The fees listed above are for a 100 point (eight subject) course in 2018. For this course, a typical enrolment would be 50 points (ie four subjects per year) which means that the total fee for the year will be A$19,712. The University reviews fees annually. However, any increase in fee will not exceed 5 per cent per annum.
Early application pricing
Successful applicants for the intake commencing in Term 1 (January) 2020 who make their application by 13 December 2019 will benefit from early application pricing, which is 30 per cent off the total course fee.
Successful applicants for the intake commencing in Term 3 (July) 2020 who make their application by 1 June 2020 will benefit from early application pricing, which is 30 per cent off the total course fee.
Cohort pricing for organisations
Special pricing is available for organisations that enrol multiple members of their organisation in the course. The following special cohort pricing is currently available:
- An organisation that enrols two or more students in the LLM (Global Competition and Consumer Law) will benefit from 50 per cent off the total course fee for every second enrolment.
Speak with a dedicated student support consultant:
Phone: + 61 3 8344 0149
Monday to Friday 8am to 9pm AEST/AEDT.
Weekends and University of Melbourne observed Public Holidays 10am to 5pm AEST/AEDT.
Australian Fee Places
When you apply, you will automatically be considered for an Australian fee place if you meet course entry requirements.
You’ll pay tuition fees for each year that you are enrolled. Tuition fees are calculated according to your course and study load each semester. You may defer payment of your fees via the Australian Government’s FEE-HELP loan scheme if you are eligible.
If your course is relevant to your current employment, you may be able to claim fees as a work-related tax deduction.
Tuition fees may be adjusted each year.
FEE-HELP can cover all or part of your tuition fees. The Australian Government pays the amount of the loan direct to the University. You’ll make repayments through the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) whenever your income is above the threshold, or you can make voluntary repayments to the ATO at any time.
FEE-HELP is not means tested and there is no loan fee for graduate study. If you already have a HECS-HELP loan from your undergraduate studies, you can still access a FEE-HELP loan. No interest is charged on your FEE-HELP loan, however, it is indexed each year with the Consumer Price Index (CPI) in line with the cost of living.
The Government’s Study Assist website provides more information about FEE-HELP.
Other Financial Assistance
The University's Student Financial Aid Service can provide you with advice and information on student loans and bursaries/grants, cost of living, budgeting and tax advice.
The Melbourne Scholarships Program is one of the most generous and comprehensive in Australia – supporting approximately 3000 students at the University. The scholarships program serves to both reward outstanding academic achievement and provide access for students who might otherwise be prevented from undertaking further study.
Further information regarding scholarship options for current students is available on the Scholarships website.
To facilitate access to this premium course, ten scholarships per intake in 2019 will be available for the LLM (Global Competition and Consumer Law) and Master of Global Competition and Consumer Law. These scholarships will be awarded to students from emerging and developing economies. Countries qualifying as emerging or developing economies are determined according to the International Monetary Fund and the United Nations. These countries are listed here. Being awarded one of these scholarships means that the scholarship holder, or his or her sponsoring employer, will only have to pay 50 per cent off the total course fee.
A specific application is not required for a scholarship. All successful applicants will be reviewed for scholarship eligibility. Eligibility is determined based on proof of citizenship of one of the countries that are classified as qualifying as emerging or developing economies determined according to the International Monetary Fund and the United Nations. Applicants will also have to provide evidence that they have lived in their country of citizenship or another emerging or developing country for at least 12 months in the last 2 year period.
The ten scholarships available per intake will be awarded in order of application date. If an eligible applicant does not receive a scholarship for his/her chosen intake (because the ten scholarships have been awarded), the applicant is able to apply for a scholarship in the next intake. Scholarships will be awarded for each intake based on the dates of applications made for that intake.
Early application pricing is not available to students who receive scholarships. Scholarship holders are not able to defer the commencement of the course.
Australia Awards Scholarships
There are further scholarship opportunities available for students of the Global Competition and Consumer Law (GCCL) program. You may also be eligible for the Australia Awards Scholarships. These prestigious international Scholarships are funded by the Australian Government and are administered by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.
The Australia Awards Scholarships provide opportunities for people from developing countries, particularly those countries located in the Indo-Pacific region. The awards are designed for next generation global leaders to undertake study, research and professional development, with the aim of driving change and contributing to the development outcomes of their own country. Study programs must relate to your country’s priority areas for development. These are listed on the participating country profiles.
There are several awards benefits such as funding of full tuition fees and contribution to living expenses.