Master of Laws (Global Competition and Consumer Law)

      The experience


      As a school offering professional, continuing and executive education, we are commited to providing high-quality online graduate programs – all you need is a computer and an internet connection.

      This course gives you access to the best minds and the opportunity to grow, expanding your skills and knowledge through innovative technologies, including:

      • Webinars
      • Videos
      • Audio recordings and podcasts
      • Articles
      • Textbooks; and
      • Discussion forums.

      Why study online?

      The online learning environment has been carefully devised by expert academics, along with learning designers and technology specialists, to facilitate an interactive, enjoyable and flexible student experience.

      Your virtual classroom is academically robust and designed to prepare you for competition in your field. It also provides structured opportunities for networking and collaborative learning with peers.

      You’ll receive all the technical support you need to get set up in the beginning and participate in an initial welcome webinar where you’ll be guided through the University’s systems.

      Gain access to the highest levels of support

      As an online student you’ll receive a high level of administrative, technical and academic support from your initial expression of interest in the course, through to your graduation. Don’t be surprised if you learn our student support team members by name; they are dedicated, personal and friendly and they understand that every student experience is unique. And if a challenge arises, they’ll do everything in their power to assist you so that you can continue to have an excellent learning experience.

      Dedicated online student support consultants can assist with:

      • Enrolment and subject assistance
      • Administrative logistics and fee options
      • Technical support, regular health checks, and technical support during live webinars
      • Online learning skills and workload management
      • Special circumstances.

      Who you will learn from

      Your online learning experience is enriched by the deep knowledge and vast experience of leading experts from across the world. Each of the subjects in the course has a senior academic as coordinator who will be a key point of contact and support for students in the term in which the subject is taught. Additionally, the content of every subject has been developed by a panel of international experts, and during the term students will benefit from input by and interaction with various members of the panel, gaining a range of insights and perspectives in their studies. You can also expect regular real-time sessions where you hold discussions and share ideas and experiences with your academic instructors and fellow students.

      Find out more about the University of Melbourne online learning experience.

      • Professor Caron Beaton-Wells, Program Co-Director, Global Competition and Consumer Law, Melbourne Law School
      • Associate Professor Julie Clarke, Program Co-Director, Global Competition and Consumer Law, Melbourne Law School
      • Professor Allan Fels AO, former Chairman, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
      • Professor Mark Furse, Senior Fellow (Melbourne Law Masters), Professor of Competition Law and Policy
      • Professor Damien Geradin, Senior Fellow (Melbourne Law Masters), EUCLID Law
      • Professor Geraint Howells, Senior Fellow (Melbourne Law Masters), City University of Hong Kong
      • Dr Wendy Ng, Subject Coordinator, Melbourne Law School
      • Professor Luke Nottage, Senior Fellow (Melbourne Law Masters) University of Sydney
      • Hassan Qaqaya, Senior Fellow (Melbourne Law Masters), former Head, UNCTAD Competition and Consumer Policies Branch
      • Dr Rhonda Smith, Senior Fellow (Melbourne Law Masters), former Commissioner, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
      • Professor Mark Williams, Melbourne Law School, Director, Asian Competition Forum
      • Dr Rhonda Smith, former Commissioner, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission.

      Teaching fellows

      Students will be supported in their studies on a weekly basis by experienced teaching fellows.

      • Arlen Duke, a specialist in competition law and consumer protection
      • Benjamin Hopper, PhD Candidate
      • Dr Marianela López-Galdos, a specialist in competition and regulatory policy and institutions
      • Dr David Reader, a specialist in competition law and EU law, Newcastle Law School, United Kingdom.
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