Course Description

The University of Sydney's Master of Laws (LLM) program is one of the leading postgraduate coursework programs in law in Australia. It is a flexible and highly sought-after degree that caters specifically for the needs of the legal profession.

Our postgraduate coursework program is one of Australia's largest, with more than 120 units of study offered each year. We offer postgraduate study in a number of specialist areas as well as specialised units of study, with units taught by our own experts as well as by international visitors.

As a law graduate, you may choose from the entire range of units of study offered through Sydney Law School's postgraduate coursework program, allowing you to tailor an LLM program that suits your academic and professional needs.

Tuition Fees

Australian Fee Paying (AFP): $35,000 total course cost.
International Students: $46,500 per year full-time


1 year full time, 2 - 6 years part time

Graduate Rating

Graduates of Law & Paralegal Studies postgraduate courses at University of Sydney (USYD) rated their degrees as follows:

Teaching quality: 63.1% (national average 67.6%)
Improved skills: 74.2% (national average 73.2%)
Overall satisfaction: 82.4% (national average 80.2%)

The ratings above refer to the proportion of surveyed graduates who agreed with the statement about their postgraduate degree from University of Sydney (USYD). You can find out more about these results here.

Employment Outcomes

Graduates of Law & Paralegal Studies postgraduate courses at University of Sydney (USYD) had the following employment outcomes:

Employed full time: 91.6% (national average 86.6%)
Studying full time: 2.9% (national average 6.0%)
Median full time salary: $91,800 (national average $72,000)

You can find out more about employment outcome results here.

Course codes

CRICOS Code: 006449G
University of Sydney (USYD) Code: MALAWLAW4000

Entry Requirements