Global Competition and Consumer Law
Online graduate courses

Develop a highly specialised and advanced level of expertise and skills in competition and consumer law

Taught by leading experts from across the globe, this program is one of only a handful of comprehensive graduate offerings in competition and consumer law available in the world.

I’m excited to be working alongside leading experts to offer a highly innovative in-depth program that will advance the careers of its students in the global field of competition and consumer law and economics.

Program overview

Directed by Professor Caron Beaton-Wells of the Melbourne Law School and delivered by world-leading experts in the field from academia, private practice and government, this program is one of only a handful of comprehensive graduate offerings in competition and consumer law available in the world.

Designed for law and non-law graduates who are looking to establish or advance their career in global competition and consumer law, this program covers every major aspect of the policy, law, economics and institutions in this field from multiple perspectives including government, practitioner, business and enforcement.

Our online graduate courses are of the same high standard and are equivalent in rigour and learning outcomes as our on-campus courses. This means you will graduate with exactly the same highly regarded qualification as you would from an on-campus course. If you are graduating with a LLM or other masters degree you can choose to attend a graduation ceremony or graduate in absentia and your official graduation certificate will be just the same as the certificates that apply to on campus degrees (with no reference to the course having been undertaken online).

Students who are midway in their studies now have the option to undertake certain subjects on-campus, combining the benefits of both online and face-to-face study modes.

Course options

Next term starts: 15 July 2019
Applications close: 1 July 2019

Course name Part-time duration Elective subjects Capstone subjects* Total course fee** 
LLM (Global Competition and Consumer Law) 2 years 7 1


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Master of Global Competition and Consumer Law 2 years 7 1


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Graduate Diploma (Global Competition and Consumer Law) 1 year 4  


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*Capstone subjects are subjects in the University curriculum that provide students with an opportunity to consolidate and extend the learning that they have undertaken across their course of studies. Such subjects vary, and may involve project-based learning, a research project, or a coursework subject outlining best practice. These subjects are compulsory. Please review the course page for more information on this component.

**The University reviews fees annually. The indicative total course fee is based on typical subject enrolments, and includes an indexation of 5 per cent per annum.

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Who you will learn from

We have assembled leading experts from academia, the legal profession and government from around the world to build the curriculum and interact with students in this program

Teaching Fellows

Students will be supported in their studies on a weekly basis by experienced teaching fellows from the Melbourne Law School

Discuss your path

Talk with a dedicated online student support consultant via the chat function at the bottom right of this page, via phone or by filling out the enquiry form to understand more about this program, including:

  • Entry requirements
  • Time commitment for subjects
  • Fees and payment options.

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