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Master of Military Law

A single one year graduate degree offered by the ANU College of Law

MMILL
  • Length 1 year full-time
  • Minimum 48 Units
  • Academic plan 7316XMMIL
  • CRICOS code NO CRICOS
  • Mode of delivery
    • In Person
  • Field of Education
    • Law not elsewhere classified
  • Length 1 year full-time
  • Minimum 48 Units
  • Academic plan 7316XMMIL
  • CRICOS code NO CRICOS
  • Mode of delivery
    • In Person
  • Field of Education
    • Law not elsewhere classified

Program Requirements

The Master of Military Law requires the completion of 48 units, which must consist of:


24 units from completion of the following compulsory courses:

LAWS8164 Advanced Military Discipline Law

LAWS8165 Advanced Military Administrative Law

LAWS8166 Advanced Military Operations Law

24 units from completion of 8000-level courses in the following subject areas:

LAWS Law

LEGM Legal Practice MLP


24 units from completion of the following compulsory courses:

LAWS8164 Advanced Military Discipline Law

LAWS8165 Advanced Military Administrative Law

LAWS8166 Advanced Military Operations Law

24 units from completion of 8000-level courses in the following subject areas:

  • LAWS Law
  • LEGM Legal Practice MLP


Admission Requirements

This program is restricted to approved Defence personnel who hold a Bachelors of Laws, Juris Doctor or international equivalent qualifying the candidate for admission to legal practice in Australia, as well as a Graduate Certificate of Military Law from ANU.


Cognate Disciplines

History, Political Science, International Relations, Economics, Philosophy, English, Engineering, Sociology, Social Science


English Language Requirements

All applicants must meet the University’s English Language Admission Requirements for Students.


Assessment of Qualifications

Unless otherwise indicated, ANU will accept all Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) qualifications or international equivalents that meet or exceed the published admission requirements of our programs, provided all other admission requirements are also met. Where an applicant has more than one completed tertiary qualification, ANU will base assessment on the qualification that best meets the admission requirements for the program. Find out more about the Australian Qualifications Framework: www.aqf.edu.au

ANU uses a 7-point Grade Point Average (GPA) scale. All qualifications submitted for admission at ANU will be converted to this common scale, which will determine if an applicant meets our published admission requirements. Find out more about how a 7-point GPA is calculated for Australian universities: www.uac.edu.au/future-applicants/admission-criteria/tertiary-qualifications

Unless otherwise indicated, where an applicant has more than one completed tertiary qualification, ANU will calculate the GPA for each qualification separately. ANU will base assessment on the best GPA of all completed tertiary qualifications of the same level or higher.

Fee Information

All students are required to pay the Services and amenities fee (SA Fee)

The annual indicative fee provides an estimate of the program tuition fees for international students and domestic students (where applicable). The annual indicative fee for a program is based on the standard full-time enrolment load of 48 units per year (unless the program duration is less than 48 units). Fees for courses vary by discipline meaning that the fees for a program can vary depending on the courses selected. Course fees are reviewed on an annual basis and typically will increase from year to year. The tuition fees payable are dependent on the year of commencement and the courses selected and are subject to increase during the period of study.

For further information on Fees and Payment please see: https://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/fees-payments

Scholarships

ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.

Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are.  Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.

For further information see the Scholarships website.

The program is taught under contract for the Department of Defence. It is only open to ADF legal officers nominated by the Department of Defence. The ANU College of Law Military Law Program covers the LTM2 and LMT3 levels of the ADF competency scheme for ADF legal officers.

Career Options

ANU ranks among the world's very finest universities. Our nearly 100,000 alumni include political, business, government, and academic leaders around the world.

We have graduated remarkable people from every part of our continent, our region and all walks of life.

This program is available for applications until spring session, 2021

Learning Outcomes

  1. investigate, analyse and synthesise complex information, problems, concepts and theories
  2. apply established theories to different fields of military law and practice
  3. design, evaluate, implement, analyse and theorise about developments in military law that contribute to professional practice or scholarship
  4. to plan and execute a substantial research-based project, capstone experience and/or piece of scholarship in each of the fields of military discipline, administrative and operations law
  5. justify and interpret theoretical propositions, methodologies, conclusions and professional decisions to specialist and non-specialist audiences in ADF context
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