• Offered by Law School
  • ANU College ANU College of Law
  • Classification Advanced
  • Course subject Laws
  • Areas of interest Law
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Katherine Hall
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Summer Session 2014
    See Future Offerings

The course focuses on international anti-corruption law and practice from an Australian perspective. It examines in detail transnational bribery laws and enforcement regimes in Australia, the United States and the United Kingdom.

It considers practical efforts to combat corporate corruption, the psychology of corruption and contemporary challeges to enforcement including whistleblowers, deferred prosecution regimes and asset recover.

The course also includes includes a focus on the challenges presented by regulating corruption in the Asia-Pacific region.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

A student who completes this course should be able to:
  1. Demonstrate an strong understanding of the theory and practice underpinning anti-corruption and anti-bribery regulation
  2. Demonstrate a strong understanding of the anti-corruption laws in Australia, the United States and the UK affecting transnational business
  3. Understand the challenges faced by developing countries within the Asia Pacific region in combating corruption
  4. Understand the connection between national corporate governance regimes and anti-corruption laws
  5. Understand contemporary issues in anti-corruption regulation such as whistle-blower protections, deferred prosecution agreements and the psychology of corruption.

Indicative Assessment

Students must rely on the approved Means of Assessment for the course which will be available on Wattle course site approximately 4 weeks prior to the course commencement.

The suggested means of assessment is:

  • Class participation 10%
  • Class presentation/activity (may include research based group discussions, case-studies, mock debates) 20%
  • Written analysis of class presentation (max 800 words) 10% 
  • Research essay (max 5000 words) 60%

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Twenty-six class hours of intensive delivery (over 4 days) plus private study.

2014 Intensive dates: 14-15 & 21-22 February

Click here for current LLM Masters Program timetable

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must be studying in one of the following programs; Master of Laws (7300) Master of Laws (Legal Practice) (7312) Master of Diplomacy/Master of Laws (7883) Graduate Diploma in Law (6300) OR studying one of the following programs Master of Legal Studies (7305) Master of Environmental Law (7309) Master of Government and Commercial Law (7313) Master of International Law (7310) Master of Law, Governance and Development (7317) Master of International Security Law (7318) Master of Diplomacy/Master of International Law (7893) Graduate Diploma in Law, Governance and Development (6317) Graduate Diploma in Legal Studies (6305) Graduate Diploma in Environmental Law (6309) Graduate Diploma in Government and Commercial Law (6313) Graduate Diploma in International Law (6310) Graduate Diploma in International Security Law (6318) Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (6303) Graduate Certificate in Environmental Law (6351) and have completed either LAWS8015 or LAWS8182 or LAWS8001. Alternatively you must be studying a Juris Doctor (7330) and have completed 30 units of 1000 level law (LAWS) courses and have completed either LAWS2250 or LAWS6250.

Preliminary Reading

A Course Outline will be available on the Wattle course site approximately 4 weeks prior to the commencement of the course.


Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Students continuing in their current program of study will have their tuition fees indexed annually from the year in which you commenced your program. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee Description
1994-2003 $1626
2014 $2808
2013 $2808
2012 $2808
2011 $2778
2010 $2718
2009 $2670
2008 $2670
2007 $2670
2006 $2646
2005 $2298
2004 $1926
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $2916
2014 $3762
2013 $3756
2012 $3756
2011 $3756
2010 $3750
2009 $3426
2008 $3426
2007 $3426
2006 $3426
2005 $3234
2004 $2916
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

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The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Summer Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
1783 14 Feb 2014 14 Feb 2014 28 Feb 2014 05 Apr 2014 In Person N/A

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