This page lists the current enrolment status for Melbourne Law Masters elective subjects.
COVID-19 update: Online-delivery, rescheduled, and cancelled subjects
The Melbourne Law Masters team of academic and professional staff are working hard to provide alternative delivery methods for all subjects scheduled to start from 25 March 2020 to the end of June 2020. All information presented here is within the current, evolving context of COVID-19 and may be subject to change.
This page was last updated: 09 Apr 2020 5:15pm.
Subjects moving to online-delivery
The following subjects are confirmed to now be delivered online.
You do not need to do anything unless you wish to withdraw from the subject, which can be done via my.unimelb. Subjects will run on their originally scheduled dates.
- Banking and Secured Finance (LAWS70206)
- Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Law (LAWS90169)
- Bringing in the People (LAWS90170)
- Business and Human Rights (LAWS70382)
- Business Negotiations and Deal-Making (LAWS90062)
- Climate Change Law (LAWS70293)
- Comparative Corporate Tax (LAWS70009)
- Comparative Human Rights Law (LAWS90058)
- Comparative Indigenous Rights (LAWS90127)
- Construction Law and Projects in Asia (LAWS90014)
- Copyright Law (LAWS70207)
- Core Principles of Contract (LAWS90172)
- Digital Consumer Protection Law (LAWS90165)
- Digital Trade (LAWS90126)
- Equality and Discrimination at Work (LAWS70025)
- Fundamentals of the Common Law (LAWS70217) (April offering)
- Global Perspectives on Construction Law (LAWS70450)
- Health Data Governance (LAWS90152)
- International Business Transactions (LAWS70392) (May offering)
- International Law (LAWS70173) (June offering)
- International Law and Development (LAWS70093)
- International Taxation in the US (LAWS70124)
- International Trade and Competition Law (LAWS90095)
- Law and Religion in Asia (LAWS90182)
- Medical Litigation (LAWS70225)
- Migration, Diasporas and the Law (LAWS90185)
- Mineral and Petroleum Law (LAWS90043)
- Negotiation and Dispute Resolution: Strategies and Skills for Success (LAWS90080)
- Online Streaming, Film and TV Law (LAWS70080)
- Patent Law (LAWS70021)
- Principles of Employment Law (LAWS70371) (May offering)
- Private and Commercial Trusts Law (LAWS90196) (NEW SUBJECT)
- Public Private Partnerships Law (LAWS70113)
- Sports Industry and the Law (LAWS70059)
- Tax Treaties (LAWS70146)
- WTO Law and Dispute Settlement (LAWS70322) (NEW SUBJECT)
Note: The following subjects have either been confirmed or are tentatively running later in 2020. More rescheduling information will be confirmed over time.
The following subjects have been rescheduled for later in 2020:
- Advanced Evidence (LAWS70071) - Rescheduled for TBC (tentatively Oct 2020)
- Conducting Workplace Investigations (LAWS90086) - Rescheduled for Sep 2020
- Contract Termination (LAWS70444) – Rescheduled for Nov 2020
- Core Principles of Contract (LAWS90172) - Rescheduled to Jun 2020 (Online)
- Corporate Governance and Directors' Duties (LAWS70190) – Rescheduled for Nov 2020
- Corporate Tax A (LAWS70024) (intensive) - Rescheduled for TBC
- Equality and Discrimination at Work (LAWS70025) - Rescheduled for July 2020 (Online)
- Expert Evidence (LAWS70073) - Rescheduled for Dec 2020
- Fundamentals of the Common Law (LAWS70217) (March) - Rescheduled for Apr 2020 (Online)
- Income Tax Compliance and Enforcement (LAWS90176) - Rescheduled for TBC
- International Construction Law (LAWS70139) – Rescheduled for Dec 2020
- International Economic Law (LAWS70308) - Rescheduled for Sep 2020
- International Humanitarian Law (LAWS70234) - Rescheduled for Dec 2020
- International Law (LAWS70173) (March) - Rescheduled for Jun 2020 (Online)
- International Sustainable Finance (LAWS90144) - Rescheduled for Apr 2020 (Online)
- Judicial Reasoning (LAWS70379) - Rescheduled for TBC (tentatively Oct 2020)
- Payment Matters in Construction Projects (LAWS70239) - Rescheduled for TBC (tentatively Nov 2020)
- Pharmaceuticals: Current Legal Issues (LAWS90183) - Rescheduled for TBC
- Principles of Employment Law (LAWS70371) (April) - Rescheduled for May 2020 (Online)
- Privacy Law (LAWS70082) - Rescheduled for Sep 2020
- Remedies in Commercial Law (LAWS70402) - Rescheduled for Oct 2020
Independent Legal Research option available
Some cancelled subjects are offering an Independent Legal Research option to students previously enrolled. Students who were not previously enrolled but are interested in the Independent Legal Research option for the below topics, can express interest by emailing email@example.com with their student ID.
- Animal Law and Policy (LAWS90168)
- Defamation Law (LAWS70181)
- Human Rights at Work (LAWS70391)
- Human Rights in Australia (LAWS90174)
- International Petroleum Transactions (LAWS70161)
- Liability Insurance Law (LAWS90025)
- Regulatory Policy and Practice (LAWS70460)
- Sports Dispute Resolution (LAWS70376)
- Workplace Health and Safety (LAWS70053)
Note: The following subjects have regrettably been cancelled and will not be re-offered in 2020:
- Administrative Law in Tax Matters (LAWS90167)
- Construction Contracting: New Frontiers (LAWS90034)
- Current Issues in Construction Law
- Good and Services Tax (LAWS70031)
- Human Rights and Armed Conflict (LAWS70422)
- International Law and Armed Violence (LAWS90177)
- International Sports Employment Law (LAWS70117)
- Regulating Global Markets (LAWS90063)
MLM subject quotas and how to enrol
For the full process of selecting subjects, and the dates which selections open - view the How to select subjects & enrol page.
Places may become available before this list is updated again, so students are encouraged to attempt enrolling or swapping to test subject availability.
Check if your subject has places available
The following is a guide for MLM subjects that are currently full. Please note that as students can enrol and un-enrol at any time, this list may not be up to date. This list will be regularly updated.
Currently full subjects
- Alternative Dispute Resolution (LAWS70018) - December
- Artificial Intelligence and the Law (LAWS90145) - November
- Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Law (LAWS90169) - May
- Business Negotiations and Deal-Making (LAWS90062) - July / 1
- Business Negotiations and Deal-Making (LAWS90062) - July / 2
- Climate Change Law (LAWS70293) - May
- Comparative International Tax (LAWS70353) - December
- Construction Contract Analysis, Drafting (LAWS70270) - November
- Construction Dispute Resolution (LAWS70133) - August
- Construction Risk (LAWS70149) - August
- Contract Interpretation (LAWS70335) - September
- Copyright Law (LAWS70207) - May
- Core Principles of Contract (LAWS90172) - June
- Fundamentals of the Common Law (LAWS70217) - July
- Human Rights and Terrorism (LAWS70091) - July
- International Commercial Arbitration (LAWS70121) - November
- International Criminal Law (LAWS70033) - August
- International Law and Children's Rights (LAWS70120) - October
- International Tax: Principles, Structure (LAWS70006) - November
- International Trade Law (LAWS70028) - July
- Mediation: Principles and Practice (LAWS90113) - August
- Principles of Construction Law (LAWS70314) - July
- Project Finance (LAWS70205) - October
- Regulation of FinTech (LAWS90110) - August
- Remedies in the Construction Context (LAWS70112) - October
- Royal Commissions and Public Inquiries (LAWS70037) - November
- Statutes in the 21st Century (LAWS70404) - Semester 2 (Extended)
- Tax Treaties (LAWS70146) - June
- Trade Marks and Unfair Competition (LAWS70046) - August
- Transfer Pricing: Practice and Problems (LAWS70203) - September
MLM subject waitlists
The Law ASO team maintains a waitlist for subjects with full quotas.
Frequently Asked Questions
What platform does the University use to deliver subjects online?
The University’s learning management system (LMS) is Canvas. All online subjects will be delivered through the respective Canvas subject page, using a combination of pre-recorded content, Zoom webinars, discussion boards and other online materials.
What will I need to participate in online subjects?
Students will require:
- Access to a computer
- A stable internet connection
- A quiet environment appropriate for study
- Headphones (recommended)
- Microphone (recommended)
Note: Most smartphone earphones will usually include a microphone.
How do I access the subject materials?
All subject materials will be made available online via Canvas for students to download to their personal device. There will be no hardcopy materials for online offerings.
Will classes be interactive?
Discussion boards, if scheduled, will be interactive. Discussion boards may be scheduled in either real-time or outside of class times.
Zoom sessions, if scheduled, will be real-time and involve remotely meeting with your teacher in a group.
Do we only need to be able to listen to lectures?
You will need to be able to listen to videos and participate in discussion boards.
If Zoom sessions are scheduled, you will also need a microphone (check your computer which may well include this).
Do we need to be in a space where we can also speak?
Yes. Ideally a quiet space where you will not be interrupted. It is helpful to have a headset that you can use to minimise noise interference.
Will subject delivery be live?
Zoom sessions, if scheduled, will be real-time.
Will the subject be taught over the originally scheduled dates?
Yes, there is no change to the delivery dates.
How will assessment work?
Take-home exams and research papers and their related due dates will remain the same. Subjects with assessable participation will retain that requirement, and clarification will be provided by the relevant coordinator.
What’s happening with attendance hurdles?
All subjects in the MLM have a 75% minimum attendance hurdle. This hurdle will be waived for all subjects that begin between March 23 and June 30.
- Useful online learning resources
Juris Doctor students applying for MLM subjects
JD enrolments into MLM subjects are limited and are approved on a proportional basis. If you are waitlisted for a MLM subject that does not appear on the above list, this indicates that the pro rata portion of JD enrolments in your nominated MLM subject has been reached. JD students will be contacted by the Academic Support Office should a place become available.
All enquiries relating to the status of subjects and whether they are running or are cancelled will be directed to this page. Students with other queries surrounding MLM elective subjects may contact firstname.lastname@example.org with their query.
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