Master of Laws (LLM)

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OverviewWhat Will You Study

This program is only available for currently enrolled students. No new applications for admission will be accepted.

Overview

Designed for law graduates and legal practitioners who seek to advance their legal knowledge and enhance their professional skills, the University of Newcastle LLM features:

  • real life learning opportunities
  • high-quality teaching in core and emerging areas of law
  • a local-to-global perspective on contemporary legal and policy issues
  • a small student cohort in a supportive professional environment
  • affordable tuition fees and scholarship opportunities

Real Life Learning

Newcastle Law School is well known for the strength of its clinical legal education and real-life, experience-based learning. LLM students can combine advanced study and research with practical opportunities to build professional skills. You may choose to prepare a legal research report for a partner organisation, participate in a legal clinic or other internship, and attend events to interact with industry, government and community groups.

High Quality Teaching in Core and Emerging Areas

Choose from a broad range of subjects and tailor the LLM to your interests or career area. The program offers many courses in the field of International Business Law and cutting-edge electives in areas such as environmental and climate change law, international child and family law, and human rights law.

You will learn from lecturers who are experts in their field, participate in interactive seminars and have access to quality online learning resources. With one-to-one supervision by one of our experienced faculty members, you may choose to complete an Advanced Legal Research project in an area of special interest to you.

Many courses will be offered in intensive blocks over a four-day period.

Applications

Early applications for the LLM are highly recommended. 

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  • Semester 2
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12333

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Program Intake
  • Semester 1
  • Semester 2
Tuition Fees
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Number of Courses
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CRICOS

079533G

Program Code

12333

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Is It For You?

As a law graduate or legal professional, the LLM enables you to extend your skills in legal research and analysis, whilst broadening your existing knowledge of domestic and international law and policy.

Small Student Cohort

You will be part of a small, friendly cohort of postgraduate law students where you will build lasting professional networks and join an exclusive alumni group.

A Local to Global Perspective

Issues affecting business, governments, families and citizens in your community are increasingly being shaped by global forces. As Australia’s largest regional economy, Newcastle provides a dynamic, local setting for an LLM where student will engage in rigorous analysis of legal problems from local and global perspectives. Many courses include international, transnational or comparative law elements, exploring different legal approaches to problems, analysing intersections between the Australian legal system and other domestic legal systems, and understanding legal relations among states. You will critically appraise the role of law in promoting strong economies, resilient communities and global relationships.

What Will You Study

The two core courses in legal research will provide advanced training in contemporary approaches to legal research, focusing on both the design and implementation of a legal research project.

The range of elective courses available in the program will allow you to develop specialised knowledge in areas relevant to your career and professional interests.

Flexible study options

Many LLM courses will be delivered in intensive mode, with attendance at classes over four days during the semester, possibly on weekends. If there is sufficient student demand, some intensive courses may be delivered in Sydney.

The location and mode of delivery of the LLM courses (i.e. whether in Newcastle or Sydney) will at all times remain at the discretion of Newcastle Law School.

Master of Laws (LLM) structure

The program consists of two core courses in Advanced Legal Research (one per semester) and six elective courses in various areas, with many options in International Business Law.

Compulsory Courses

  • Advanced Legal Research I
  • Advanced Legal Research II  
  • Legal System of Australia (this course is compulsory for students who obtained their undergraduate law degree outside Australia)

Elective Courses - General

  • Advanced Legal Research Project
  • International Environmental Law and Policy
  • International Climate Change Law and Policy
  • International Child and Family Law
  • Advanced International Human Rights Law
  • International Human Rights Law: Collective Rights
  • Advanced Public International Law
  • Global Administrative Law
  • International Air and Space Law
  • Crime and Society
  • Sentencing: Global Theory, Law and Practice

Elective Courses - International Business Law

  • Advanced Corporate Governance
  • Competition Law and Policy
  • International Insolvency Law
  • International Trade Law
  • Corporations, Globalisation and Human Rights
  • International Private Law
  • Australian International Taxation
  • Advanced Taxation Law
  • Corporate Taxation Law 

Courses in the field of International Business Law will expand your knowledge of legal rules applicable to a variety of private transactional settings. You will explore the role of law and legal regulation as it intersects with business practice.

Advanced legal research component

Advanced Legal Research I (compulsory) - In your first semester, you will develop the specialised knowledge and skills required to design a legal research project in an area of your choice.

Advanced Legal Research II (compulsory) - In your second semester, you will finalise the design of, and carry out, your chosen research project. You may have the opportunity to conduct your research on a real-life issue for a partner organisation.

Advanced Legal Research Project (elective) - You may choose to complete an Advanced Legal Research project in an area of special interest to you. A faculty member with relevant research experience will provide one-to-one supervision. We will provide guidance on publishing your work if you would like to develop a publication profile.

Career Opportunities

The Master of Laws (LLM) is a prestigious legal qualification that is recognised internationally.

You may use this qualification to pursue a range of exciting and stimulating legal or non-legal career opportunities that are suited to your professional and personal aspirations and interests.

The LLM will help you develop the expert judgment, creativity and adaptability valued by employers in a dynamic and globalised legal market.

You may apply the advanced knowledge and skills you develop in the Master of Laws (LLM) program to a wide range of professional contexts, including:

  • Private legal practice: you may use the Master of Laws (LLM) program to develop specialised knowledge and advanced legal research and analysis skills that are highly valued by many law firms and legal practitioners.
  • The corporate sector: the Master of Laws (LLM) program offers you the opportunity to develop advanced legal expertise and professional skills to pursue a career as in-house counsel or a corporate officer with a legal role.
  • Government and public administration: your advanced skills in legal research and analysis developed in the Master of Laws (LLM) program will assist in pursuing careers in law reform and legal policy development.
  • Non-governmental organisations: you may use the specialised knowledge and advanced skills developed in the Master of Laws (LLM) program to pursue a legal, policy or research role within a range of domestic and international non-governmental organisations.

Get Started

Applying to the University of Newcastle has never been easier! For most programs, you can complete an easy, online application form. Applying only takes around 10 minutes, and there is no fee for direct applications. You can upload all of your certified supporting documentation online. Below is an overview of what is required. You should prepare any required documentation before commencing the online application. If you have questions about the application process or the requirements for your program, please contact us. When you are ready, begin your application. 

If you do not have a University of Newcastle Student Identification number, or wish to include details of studies completed at another institution, you may also be required to submit the following:

Identification Documents

If you do not already have a University of Newcastle Student Number, you must provide 100 points of ID. You must supply either a copy of your passport, birth certificate or you citizenship certificate as part of your 100 points.

70 Points Passport
Birth Certificate (not extract)
Citizenship Certificate
40 Points Current Australian Drivers Licence
Student Identification card issued by an educational institution
Pension or Government Health Care Card or Public Service ID Card
Government Issued Licence (eg boat, pilot)
University staff photo identification card
35 Points Letter from a current employer * Must be on official company letterhead and contain both the employer and employee’s signatures and the name and address of the employee
25 Points Medicare card / Credit card
Financial institution cash card or passbook
Council rates notice
Electricity, gas or telephone bill
2 Tax assessment notice
Foreign Driver's Licence
Membership card (e.g. club, union, trade/professional body, library, video library)
Rental receipt or statement from landlord or real estate agent
Marriage certificate
Divorce decree
Name and address verified from electoral role
Deed Poll registered with the relevant authority

Citizenship and Visa Details

Applicants who were born overseas and are now residing in Australia will need to provide details of their citizenship, residency and visa details.

  • If you were born overseas and have gained Australian citizenship, you will need to provide a certified copy of your Australian passport or citizenship certificate.
  • If you were born overseas and currently hold an Australian visa, you need to confirm your details of your visa type/class, and provide a copy of your visa. Depending on how your visa was issued, you may provide a copy of the page from your passport showing the visa stamp, or a copy of the Department of Immigration confirmation of your electronic visa. If you do not have access to either of these documents, please include a copy of your passport.

Applicants who were born overseas and are now residing in Australia will need to provide details of their citizenship, residency and visa details.

  • If you were born overseas and have gained Australian citizenship, you will need to provide a certified copy of your Australian passport or citizenship certificate.
  • If you were born overseas and currently hold an Australian visa, you need to confirm your details of your visa type/class, and provide a copy of your visa. Depending on how your visa was issued, you may provide a copy of the page from your passport showing the visa stamp, or a copy of the Department of Immigration confirmation of your electronic visa. If you do not have access to either of these documents, please include a copy of your passport.

Educational Qualifications

If you are applying for admission on the basis of studies completed at an institution other than the University of Newcastle, you will need to provide certified copies of official transcripts.

For each qualification that you list on your application, you must provide a certified copy of your transcript.

Overseas educational qualifications will be assessed for equivalence according to standards provided by the National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition.

Evidence of English Proficiency

All applicants, whether domestic or international, for admission to any University of Newcastle program must provide evidence that their English language ability meets the minimum requirements for admission. Applicants should review the University of Newcastle English Proficiency Policy

Typically, applicants will provide certified copies of one of the following documents:

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) results.
  • Evidence of previous studies undertaken overseas in an English Speaking country
  • Evidence of previous studies undertaken in English in a non-English speaking country, and confirmation from institution that studies were conducted and examined solely in the English language.

If you are not able to provide these documents, please provide details of any employment undertaken in an English speaking environment. Your application will be reviewed and we contact you regarding your options for demonstrating English proficiency.

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Courses and Details

Program Code 12333
Graduate Level Postgraduate Coursework
Locations
  • Newcastle (Callaghan)
CRICOS Code 079533G
Contributing Schools and Faculties
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Program Award Rules and Schedules
Mode of delivery Face to Face
Program Plans

Description

The Master of Laws is a professionally-focused program that will expose students to new perspectives and deep analyses, ensuring high quality teaching and learning experiences. Graduates of the program will be equipped with advanced knowledge and skills, positioning them to engage in further education, research, and professional development in Australia and across the world. The program offers students the opportunity to complete one of five specialisations including Environmental Law, Employment and Labour Relations Law, Dispute Resolution, International Law and Law in Practice. The specialisation of Law in Practice is only available to students who completed their Law degree outside of Australia.

Admission Requirements

Students will be required to have completed the following requirements for admission to the program:

  • An AQF level 8 Law qualification, such as a:
  • Bachelor of Law (Honours) degree either embedded (320 units) or ‘end-on’ (80 units) or equivalent law degree from a recognised tertiary education institution, or
  • Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma in Law or Legal Practice following the completion of an AQF Level 7 Bachelor of Laws degree, or
  • an AQF Level 7 Bachelor degree in Law and have completed a minimum of two years relevant work experience in a legal environment (RPL). RPL will be assessed by the Program Convenor through the consideration of a statement outlining the relevant work experience. Transcripts and detailed CVs must be provided to the University.
  • One of the degrees below:
    • five year combined law degree program (400 units of learning in total, at least 240 cognate) or
    • a four year Bachelor of Laws degree program (320 units of learning, all cognate) or
    • a three year graduate entry Bachelor of Law program following the completion of a three year non-cognate degree (480 units of learning in total, at least 240 cognate).

Minimum English Language Proficiency Requirements

All Applicants must demonstrate that they meet the University’s English proficiency requirement. Further information regarding English language proficiency requirements can be found at the English Language Proficiency for Admission Policy here.

Requirements and Structure

Students are required to complete 80 units (8 courses) of coursework in one of the following ways:

  • choose 80 units from the directed course list OR
  • complete a specialisation of 40 units from those listed below plus an additional 40 units from either the specialisation or from other directed courses.

Specialisations in the program are:

  • Environmental Law
  • Employment and Labour Relations Law
  • Dispute Resolution
  • International Law
  • Law in Practice. This specialisation is only available to students who completed their Law degree outside of Australia.

Students who have obtained their undergraduate law degree outside Australia must choose LAWS6047 Legal System of Australia as one of their directed courses.

Course Information

Directed Courses

Core: Students must complete 80 units of courses from the directed course list.

Code Name Availability Units
LAWS6013 Public International Law Semester 2 - 2018 (City Precinct)
Semester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct)
10 units
LAWS6016 Taxation Law Not currently offered 10 units
LAWS6019 International Human Rights Law Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan) 10 units
LAWS6020 Environmental Law Summer 2 - 2017 (Callaghan) 10 units
LAWS6024 Employment Law Semester 1 - 2018 (City Precinct)
Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
LAWS6025 Environmental/Natural Resources Law Clinic Semester 1 - 2018 (City Precinct)
Semester 1 - 2017 (City Precinct)
10 units
LAWS6029 Social Justice/Public Interest Clinic Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan) 10 units
LAWS6032 Advocacy Skills Not currently offered 10 units
LAWS6035 Competition Law and Policy Winter - 2017 (Callaghan) 10 units
LAWS6037 International Environment Law and Policy Not currently offered 10 units
LAWS6038 Law and Economics of Climate Change Not currently offered 10 units
LAWS6040 International Private Law Not currently offered 10 units
LAWS6041 Sentencing: Global Theory, Law and Practice Not currently offered 10 units
LAWS6042 International Child and Family Law Not currently offered 10 units
LAWS6043 Advanced Legal Research Project Semester 2 - 2018 (City Precinct)
Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
Semester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct)
10 units
LAWS6046 International Air and Space Law Summer 3 - 2017 (Callaghan) 10 units
LAWS6047 Legal System of Australia Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
Trimester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
LAWS6050 Commercial Dispute Resolution Semester 2 - 2018 (City Precinct)
Semester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct)
10 units
LAWS6081 Advanced Taxation Law Not currently offered 10 units
LAWS6085 International Trade Law Semester 2 - 2018 (City Precinct)
Semester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct)
10 units
LAWS6086 Intellectual Property Law Winter - 2017 (City Precinct) 10 units
LAWS6087 Internet Law Semester 2 - 2018 (City Precinct)
Semester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct)
10 units
LAWS6089 Mining Law Semester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct) 10 units
LAWS6090 Health Law Semester 1 - 2018 (Callaghan)
Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
LAWS6091 Special Interest Topic Semester 1 - 2017 (City Precinct) 10 units
LAWS6092 International Clinical Legal Externship Semester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct) 10 units
LAWS6093 International Study Experience Semester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct) 10 units
LAWS6098 Equal Opportunity Law Winter - 2018 (Callaghan)
Winter - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
LAWS6103 International Arbitration Not currently offered 10 units
LAWS6104 Human Rights and Climate Change-Induced Human Displacement Not currently offered 10 units
LAWS6105 Expert Evidence Not currently offered 10 units
LAWS6106 Advanced Communication Skills Not currently offered 10 units
LAWS6107 Mediation Skills and Theory Not currently offered 10 units
LAWS6108 Corporate Power and Corporate Accountability: Pathways to Socially Responsible Business Not currently offered 10 units
LAWS6109 Conciliation Not currently offered 10 units
LAWS6110 Australian Consumer Law Not currently offered 10 units
LAWS6111 Dispute Resolution Not currently offered 10 units
LAWS6112 Food and Wine Law Not currently offered 10 units
LAWS6113 Law for Startups Not currently offered 10 units
LAWS6114 Negotiation in a Legal Context Not currently offered 10 units
LAWS6115 Criminal Trial Courts - Theory and Practice Not currently offered 10 units

Dispute Resolution

Directed Courses: Students must complete 40 units from the courses listed below plus an additional 40 units from these courses or from the other directed courses.

Code Name Availability Units
LAWS6050 Commercial Dispute Resolution Semester 2 - 2018 (City Precinct)
Semester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct)
10 units
LAWS6103 International Arbitration Not currently offered 10 units
LAWS6106 Advanced Communication Skills Not currently offered 10 units
LAWS6107 Mediation Skills and Theory Not currently offered 10 units
LAWS6109 Conciliation Not currently offered 10 units
LAWS6111 Dispute Resolution Not currently offered 10 units
LAWS6114 Negotiation in a Legal Context Not currently offered 10 units

Employment and Labour Relations Law

Directed Courses: Students must complete 40 units from the courses listed below plus an additional 40 units from these courses or from the other directed courses.

Code Name Availability Units
LAWS6024 Employment Law Semester 1 - 2018 (City Precinct)
Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
LAWS6033 Corporations, Globalisation and Human Rights Not currently offered 10 units
LAWS6098 Equal Opportunity Law Winter - 2018 (Callaghan)
Winter - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
LAWS6105 Expert Evidence Not currently offered 10 units
LAWS6106 Advanced Communication Skills Not currently offered 10 units
LAWS6107 Mediation Skills and Theory Not currently offered 10 units
LAWS6109 Conciliation Not currently offered 10 units
LAWS6111 Dispute Resolution Not currently offered 10 units
LAWS6114 Negotiation in a Legal Context Not currently offered 10 units

Environmental Law

Directed Courses: Students must complete 40 units from the courses listed below plus an additional 40 units from these courses or from the other directed courses..

Code Name Availability Units
LAWS6020 Environmental Law Summer 2 - 2017 (Callaghan) 10 units
LAWS6025 Environmental/Natural Resources Law Clinic Semester 1 - 2018 (City Precinct)
Semester 1 - 2017 (City Precinct)
10 units
LAWS6037 International Environment Law and Policy Not currently offered 10 units
LAWS6038 Law and Economics of Climate Change Not currently offered 10 units
LAWS6046 International Air and Space Law Summer 3 - 2017 (Callaghan) 10 units
LAWS6089 Mining Law Semester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct) 10 units
LAWS6104 Human Rights and Climate Change-Induced Human Displacement Not currently offered 10 units
LAWS6108 Corporate Power and Corporate Accountability: Pathways to Socially Responsible Business Not currently offered 10 units
LAWS6112 Food and Wine Law Not currently offered 10 units
LAWS6113 Law for Startups Not currently offered 10 units

International Law

Directed Courses: Students must complete 40 units from the courses listed below plus an additional 40 units from these courses or from the other directed courses.

Code Name Availability Units
LAWS6013 Public International Law Semester 2 - 2018 (City Precinct)
Semester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct)
10 units
LAWS6019 International Human Rights Law Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan) 10 units
LAWS6037 International Environment Law and Policy Not currently offered 10 units
LAWS6038 Law and Economics of Climate Change Not currently offered 10 units
LAWS6040 International Private Law Not currently offered 10 units
LAWS6042 International Child and Family Law Not currently offered 10 units
LAWS6046 International Air and Space Law Summer 3 - 2017 (Callaghan) 10 units
LAWS6085 International Trade Law Semester 2 - 2018 (City Precinct)
Semester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct)
10 units
LAWS6092 International Clinical Legal Externship Semester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct) 10 units
LAWS6093 International Study Experience Semester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct) 10 units
LAWS6103 International Arbitration Not currently offered 10 units
LAWS6104 Human Rights and Climate Change-Induced Human Displacement Not currently offered 10 units

Law in Practice

This specialisation is only available to students who completed their Law degree outside Australia.

Directed Courses: Students must complete 40 units from the courses listed below plus an additional 40 units from these courses or from the other directed courses.

Code Name Availability Units
LAWS6002A Torts - Part A Semester 1 - 2018 (City Precinct)
Semester 2 - 2018 (City Precinct)
Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
Semester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct)
10 units
LAWS6002B Torts - Part B Semester 2 - 2018 (City Precinct)
Semester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct)
10 units
LAWS6003A Criminal Law and Procedure - Part A Semester 1 - 2018 (City Precinct)
Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
LAWS6003B Criminal Law and Procedure - Part B Semester 2 - 2018 (City Precinct)
Semester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct)
10 units
LAWS6004A Contracts - Part A Semester 1 - 2018 (City Precinct)
Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
LAWS6004B Contracts - Part B Semester 2 - 2018 (City Precinct)
Semester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct)
10 units
LAWS6005 Property Semester 1 - 2018 (City Precinct)
Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
LAWS6006 Constitutional Law Semester 1 - 2018 (City Precinct)
Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
LAWS6007 Administrative Law Semester 2 - 2018 (City Precinct)
Semester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct)
10 units
LAWS6008 Civil Procedure Semester 1 - 2018 (City Precinct)
Semester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct)
10 units
LAWS6009 Evidence Semester 2 - 2018 (City Precinct)
Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
LAWS6010 Company Law Semester 2 - 2018 (City Precinct)
Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan)
10 units
LAWS6011 Professional Conduct Semester 1 - 2018 (City Precinct)
Semester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct)
10 units
LAWS6012 Equity and Trusts Semester 2 - 2018 (City Precinct)
Semester 2 - 2017 (City Precinct)
10 units
LAWS6025 Environmental/Natural Resources Law Clinic Semester 1 - 2018 (City Precinct)
Semester 1 - 2017 (City Precinct)
10 units
LAWS6029 Social Justice/Public Interest Clinic Semester 1 - 2017 (Callaghan) 10 units

Additional Information

All students can access additional learning development mechanisms provided by the Centre for Teaching and Learning.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students can draw on the assistance and support provided by the Indigenous Student Support and Development service through The Wollotuka Institute.

Learning Outcomes

  • Knowledge of research principles and methods applicable to the law, and the ability to undertake substantial research-based projects.
  • Cognitive skills such as critical judgement and critical thinking in the learning and application of law to policy, practice and academic pursuits
  • Cognitive, technical and creative skills to recognise, define, analyse, and solve complex legal problems, and to generate and evaluate complex ideas at an abstract level
  • Advanced written and oral communication skills to communicate objective or persuasive conclusions to specialist and non-specialist audiences
  • Skills to understand and contribute to changes in professional practice or scholarship, and demonstrate an ability to apply their knowledge and skills to new situations
  • Decision-making skills that incorporate ethical, social and global issues
  • Demonstrated high level of personal autonomy and accountability

Why study with us?

The Newcastle Law School is a supportive and research-focused School, deeply committed to teaching. The Newcastle Law School has fostered an intellectual community devoted to the development of the next generation of lawyers.

Through taking an innovative and integrated approach to legal education, the Newcastle Law School ensures that graduates gain all the necessary theory, skills and experience for a career in legal practice. Students are equipped with the knowledge and skills to practice law not only in Australia, but also in the globalised market as our teaching and curriculum provides a transnational insight into understanding law and the legal system.

Credit Transfer

If you wish to apply for credit for studies completed at another institution, or if you are changing programs within the University and wish to transfer your credit to the new program, visit the University’s credit website and click on ‘How to Apply for Credit’.

International Students

All International Students enrolled in the program will be provided with an orientation to familiarise them with the rules, expectations, facilities and services offered by the University. Please visit our International Students website to find out more about the support services available to international students.

Special Needs

AccessAbility provides advice and reasonable adjustments to Students with a medical or health condition or disability. If you require adjustments to undertake your program,  contact the Student Support Advisors - AccessAbility  before semester or early in the semester. They will work with the Faculty or School to ensure that this happens in a timely manner.

Please note: All students must fulfil the inherent requirements of the programs and courses they are undertaking. While reasonable adjustments can be made, these adjustments cannot compromise academic integrity. It is the student’s responsibility to check all the requirements of courses, and consider the effects of any medical condition or disability on their ability to complete course requirements. More information is available online

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