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Doctor of Legal Science (Research)

Duration: 156 weeks


The Doctor of Legal Science (Research) program is a combination of coursework (two semesters) and a 50,000 word thesis (two to seven semesters). The research element of the program must be a significant contribution to the knowledge or understanding of an aspect of law. The Doctor of Legal Science (Research) will display the capacity of the student to carry out independent research at the appropriate level.

Professional Recognition

This program is a doctoral-level degree.

Professional Outcomes

This program provides you with the research skills for academic careers in the university sector or research roles in law or related fields.

Program Details

Label Detail
Type: Doctorate by Research
Mode: On campus
Starting Semester/s
  • 2015 January
  • 2015 May
  • 2015 September
  • 2016 January
  • 2016 May
  • 2016 September
  • Faculty/School: Law
    Program Code: LA-43040
    CRICOS Code: 063149B


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