Monash University Law Chambers
Study in the heart of Melbourne's legal precinct
Located at 555 Lonsdale Street, the city campus sits near the bustling intersection of Lonsdale and William Streets, home to the Supreme Court of Victoria, County Court of Victoria and Melbourne Magistrates' Court.
It is nestled between Owen Dixon Chambers and the Office of Public Prosecutions Victoria and is a short stroll to the Commonwealth Law Courts and the Children's Court of Victoria.
The Facility provides substantial space for both staff & students with high quality teaching facilities and quiet study areas. Student amenities include a library node, a multi-purpose lounge and a kitchen, all conducive to creative and independent learning.
Interested in our Master of Laws program? View
Take your career further with the Monash Master of Laws
The Monash Master of Laws is unlike any other Australian legal masters program. That’s because it’s specifically designed to help you take your legal career to the next level.
The Monash Master of Laws is specifically designed to provide you with a competitive edge in your legal career. Combining both practical and theoretical study, it empowers you to build an in-depth specialisation in key areas of the law, whether you’re a recent graduate or an experienced professional.
Accelerate your career in the law
Whether you’re an experienced legal practitioner or a recent law graduate, the Monash LLM is your key to a more rewarding career in the law. That’s because Monash Law School combines theoretical study with real-world practicality, making sure each unit is relevant to your professional as well as your academic life. We also give the best teachers the amenities and resources they need to help students reach their academic and professional potential. The result is that our students have a track record of post-study employment and promotion that stands out among Australia’s law schools.
Closer links to the legal profession
At Monash Law School, we’re proud of our embedded links to the legal profession. Many of our advanced subjects are taught by practising lawyers and our alumni occupy some of the most prominent positions in Melbourne’s legal and corporate worlds. When you study at Monash, you become part of a close-knit community of professionals who stand out through their achievements and their collegiality.
The flexibility to suit your stage of practice
We offer the chance to take one of nine different specialisations as well as the opportunity to take single units of study.That way you can reinforce a specialisation, with the option of continuing to a full Masters degree. We also offer exemptions to our two-year course Masters course based on previous study and experience, which means some students have the opportunity to complete the LLM in just 12 months.
How to Apply for Domestic Students
Domestic applicants (Australian citizens or Australian permanent residents ) applying for Monash postgraduate law programs must submit an application with appropriate supporting documentation. If applying for the Monash JD program please refer to the Monash JD Domestic Application web page.
- Applicants must submit an online application with the relevant supporting documentation.
- Academic transcripts are not required for courses previously undertaken at Monash University.
- Applicants will be notified of an outcome within two weeks of submission of a completed application.
Supporting documentation is required in original or correctly certified hard copy and should be sent, together with the required cover sheet to:
Campus Centre, Building 10
Wellington Road, Clayton
Victoria 3800 Australia
|Intake||Application Closing Date|
|Domestic Non - Law Graduate|
If seeking any credit for prior learning or work experience, you must submit a Credit Application form (pdf, 198kb) with the appropriate supporting documentation in order to be assessed. Refer to the Faculty's Credit Policy - Postgraduate Courses. NOTE: Section 6.1.1 refers to any postgraduate law units undertaken as part of an undergraduate law degree.
Applicants who have completed postgraduate law studies with another institution within the last ten years, may apply for credit. The maximum amount of credit that can be granted towards masters courses from other institutions is 12 credit points, two units. Students may be eligible for credit for up to 50 per cent of the course (24 credit points) for previous masters level studies in law at Monash.
Single unit enrolment
Application information for single unit enrolment can be found at the Single and Cross-Institutional Unit enrolment web page.
How to Apply for International Students
The following English language requirements apply to international students for the masters programs (not including the JD):
IELTS: 6.5 overall (no band lower than 6); or
TOEFL Paper-based test: 550 with a TWE of 4.5; or
TOEFL Internet-based test: score of 79 overall with minimum scores: Writing: 21, Listening: 12, Reading: 13 and Speaking: 18.
Or, if you have met the academic entry requirements for Monash Law but just missed out on the english language entry requirements, simply complete the relevant Monash English Bridging course for guaranteed entry to Monash Law.
Application Closing Date
Find out what it's like to live and study in the world's most liveable city, and learn more about accommodation and other resources for students.
Interested in our Juris Doctor (JD) program? View
Monash Juris Doctor (JD)
The Monash JD offers you extraordinary and unique opportunities. You will be joining a world-class law school with a proud history and a demonstrated commitment to provide the best experiential legal education in Australia.
Located in the heart of Melbourne’s legal precinct, our professional city premises for JD and masters students are in close proximity to major courts, law firms and barristers’ chambers.
The Monash Law Clinical Guarantee provides JD students with the opportunity to work in one of our community legal centres, mentored by experienced practitioners. You will gain firsthand legal knowledge and provide an invaluable service to the community, while earning credit towards your degree.
We offer tremendous travel opportunities. You have the option to study at our Prato campus in Italy and in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, or to undertake student exchanges and visits to other leading partner universities overseas.
A Monash JD is recognised internationally, and our graduates hold distinguished roles within and beyond the legal profession, both in Australia and overseas.
The possibilities are endless with a Monash JD. Where you end up is entirely up to you. We will help you get there.
Monash Juris Doctor information sessions
The Monash Juris Doctor program holds information sessions throughout the year for people who are still considering the Monash JD.
Sessions will be held at the Monash University Law Chambers (MULC) at 555 Lonsdale Street, Melbourne Victoria 3000.
Monash University Law Chambers (MULC)
Reception: level 1