Campus North Terrace Campus
Degree Type Masters by Coursework
Duration 1 year 3 months full-time or part-time equiv.
SATAC Code 3CM038
The Adelaide Law School at The University of Adelaide and the Faculty of Law at the University of Mannheim jointly offer a Master of Comparative Law. Students spend up to one semester at Adelaide and one semester at Mannheim and undertake a dissertation at their home institution.
The program enables students to study the different systems of law throughout the world such as common law, civil law and Islamic law. It also enables Australian students to obtain a more detailed understanding of the legal framework in the European Union. It will be conducted entirely in English but some Australian students proficient in German may choose to study in that language in Germany.
This program is offered in intensive mode, with the following intakes per year commencing in late February and late July.
Choose your applicant type to view the relevant admissions
information for this program.
I am a:
|Graduate Entry||A completed Bachelor of Laws or equivalent with at least a credit average.|
|Intake||February and July|
|Australian Year 12||Successful completion of an Australian year 12 qualification with a minimum pass in an accepted English language subject|
|English Tests accepted by the University of Adelaide||
|Qualifications that meet minimum English requirements||A range of alternative qualifications may meet the University’s minimum English requirements|
|Tertiary Qualifications||Bachelor of Laws or equivalent with a credit average.|
Choose your applicant type to view the relevant fees and scholarships information for this program.
I am a:
|Annual tuition fees||
Australian Full-fee place: $26,500
|Annual tuition fees||International student place: $36,500|
These scholarships, as well as many others funded by industry and non-profit organisations, are available to potential and currently enrolled students.
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|Plus 12 units from the following. All courses are 3 units.|
|Not all courses will be offered in one calendar year and are subject to change.|
|20 European Credit Transfer System points (20 ECTS = 12 units) comprised as follows|
|Compulsory Module 8 ECTS
1.Comparative Law I - European Legal Traditions - 2 ECTS
2.Introduction to European Business Law - 2ECTS
3.European Union Law - Institutional Aspects - 2ECTS
4.European Legal Thinking: Meet Savigny & his Peers - 2ECTS
|Plus 12 ECTS courses from the following:|
|The Internal Market - Intensive Module|
|European Business Law - Elective Module|
|Or any other postgraduate course approved by the Program Co-ordinator|
Not all courses will be offered in one calendar year and are subject to change
Students must complete a research thesis of not longer than 12,000 – 15,000 words:
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