About this course
- Entry and participation requirements
- Attributes, outcomes and skills
- Course structure
- Further study
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Intended learning outcomes
Have advanced knowledge of and skills in research principles and methods applicable to this field of learning and professional practice and demonstrated the capacity to apply them in planning and executing at least two substantial research-based projects.
Students who complete this course will develop generic skills as follows:
- Advanced competencies in legal and economic research and analysis;
- Highly developed problem solving abilities, including through the collection and evaluation of information applying interdisciplinary sources and perspectives;
- Substantial capacity to communicate, orally and in writing;
- Sophisticated ability to evaluate and synthesise existing knowledge in the area;
- Substantial capacity for critical and independent thought and reflection;
- Highly developed capacity for self-directed learning, organisation and time management.
Students who complete this course will embody graduate attributes of the University of Melbourne.
In particular, graduates of the Master of Laws (Global Competition and Consumer Law) will have in-depth knowledge of the global field of competition and consumer policy, law and enforcement from multi-disciplinary perspectives – law and economics particularly, but also politics, regulation and sociology. They will be critical thinkers with strong reasoning and analytical skills and an advanced capacity to apply their knowledge in a way that addresses major economic and social problems. They will have a strong sense of intellectual integrity, a high standard of professionalism and sophisticated advocacy and communication skills.
Graduates of this course will be engaged with contemporary issues facing their local, national, regional communities - specifically issues associated with designing, implementing and applying economic policies and laws with a competition focus and in such a way that is sensitively attuned to the impacts on and perspectives of a wide range of stakeholders from government, industry and the public at large. They will have the potential to be leaders in their field and will actively seek out opportunities to use their expertise in making positive contributions to their profession and their communities.
These graduates will be motivated, self-directed and organised. The opportunities and challenges presented through wholly online learning, or a combination of online and on-campus learning, will ensure that they are able to set goals, manage time and priorities and work effectively, both independently and as a member of a group.
Last updated: 17 March 2020