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Overview

Application Dates

Applications are accepted throughout the year.

Eligibility

  • Australian or New Zealand citizens
  • Australian permanent residents
  • Australian permanent humanitarian visa holders

(View eligibility requirements and application dates for International citizens)

Intake periods

The majority of students will start in either the Semester 1 (start year) or Semester 2 (mid year) intake:

Begin study in Applications close
2021 Semester 2 (July) 17 June 2021
2022 Semester 1 (March) 21 January 2022

For students wishing to begin study outside of the normal intake periods (for example, a winter intensive subject) - find your first subject's starting date in the Handbook, then find the name of the intake period you should apply for below.

Applicants are advised to apply at least a month prior to the start of the subject. Please note the last possible date to apply for 2021 commencement is 30 July (Spring intake). 

Note: Students will need to ensure their desired subject hasn't yet reached its quota limit - view quotas

First subject commences in Intake name
August to November Spring
December to early February Summer
March to May Autumn
June to early July Winter

Application Outcome

Once we receive the completed application, we aim to have a response to you within four to six weeks.

Orientation

  • Orientation week for full-time students
    • Start year intake: 22–26 February 2021, online via Zoom
    • Mid year intake: 19-23 July 2021, online via Zoom
  • Orientation for part-time students
    • Start year intake: online via the Learning Management System (Canvas LMS)
    • Mid year intake: 24 July 2021, Melbourne Law School

Before you apply

  1. Check the course details.
  2. Check the entry requirements to make sure you are eligible for the course and you meet the English language requirements.
  3. Obtain an original or certified copy of your complete academic record including a university explanation or definition of the grading scale. If the documents are not in English they must be accompanied by an official certified English translation.
  4. Prepare a current curriculum vitae (CV). If you do not have a law degree (LLB, JD or equivalent) at honours standard or equivalent, your CV needs to show that you have sufficient work experience related to the area of study you are applying for.
  5. The course code is 742ab. You will need to search and select it when you apply.
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