Eligibility requirements for Monash Law Prato Program

This page contains eligibility requirements for Monash Law Prato Program.

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Eligibility requirements - Monash Law undergraduate student

You should have:

  • an active enrolment in a Monash undergraduate Law degree
  • an average of at least 55% across all Law units
  • The LLB students must have completed 48 credit points of Law units by the end of the year prior to their study in the program.
  • The LLB (Hons) single degree students can attend Prato from their second year of study after completing 48 credit points of Law.
  • The LLB (Hons) double degree students can attend Prato from their third year of study after completing 48 credit points of Law.
    • At the time of application students may be undertaking units in Semester 2 which will count towards the 48 credit points.
    • The 48 credit points can be completed at Monash or have been given as specified credit from another institution.
  • A student cannot defer their place in the program to the following year
  • The Director (LLB) may in particular cases allow a student to enrol who has not met the above requirements at the time of application. Students must submit a supporting statement in writing to the Director (LLB), with their application form, of the grounds on which enrolment is sought.

Eligibility requirements - Master of Laws 
(Juris Doctor) student

You should have:

  • an active enrolment in a Monash JD Law degree
  • an average of at least 55% across all Law units 
  • completed 72 credit points (12 units) prior to their study in the program
  • the 72 credit points can be completed at Monash or have been given as specified credit from another institution
    • At the time of application students may be undertaking units in Trimester 3 and enrolled in units in Trimester 1 which will count towards the 72 credit points.
    • a provisional place will be offered to students who have completed 60 credit points by the end of the year prior to their study in the program and are enrolled in a further 12 credit points in the trimester prior to their study in the program.

Eligibility requirements - Master of Laws (LLM) and Monash Law Graduate Diploma (GD) student

You should have:

  • an active enrolment in a Monash LLM or GD Law degree
  • an average of at least 55% across all Law units

Monash Postgraduate Law degree students are advised that they should consider carefully their enrolment in units where final assessments are due after their departure for Prato, as any impact of their participation in the Prato program would not normally be approved as grounds for Special Consideration. 

Eligibility requirements - Partner university students

Monash Law welcomes students from partner universities to participate in the Monash Law International Study Program. You will need to contact the administrative officer from your home university and advise your interest in the Law Program.

For more information, see application process for students from partner universities.

Students who are not eligible include:

  • Monash students may not undertake other Semester 1 based units simultaneously with Prato units.
  • Cross-institutional students are not eligible for the Prato Program.