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Study online at your convenience

The September semester for this program will be delivered in a multi-modal format, with classes designed to support and engage all learners. Whether they’re on campus or abroad, all students will be able to access Bond’s exceptional and personalised learning experience through dynamic and interactive lectures, tutorials, seminars, workshops and lab sessions.

The Master of Laws in Commercial Law is a postgraduate program designed to enhance the students understanding in commercial law and legal practice in addition to providing the flexibility of online study to suit an individual’s personal and professional circumstances.

The program includes advanced-level commercial law subjects which range from energy law, global sports law and governance, international law and global investment banking law which will develop and enhance a student’s ability to critically analyse and evaluate complex commercial law issues in a variety of contexts.

Format and delivery

The Master of Laws in Commercial Law has been designed for professionals and to fit in with their schedule. It is offered online, and students can choose between online subjects or blended delivery mode subject. Students can start in January, May or September.

Blended = comprising of online module and on-campus intensive delivery.

Key features

  • Online with a flexible for each subject
  • Flexible and online to suit your personal needs
  • Provides students with the opportunity to pursue commercial law interest
  • Complete in two semesters full time

About the program

The Master of Laws in Commercial Law (LLM-CL) is a postgraduate program offered by the Faculty of Law for law graduates. The program provides students with the opportunity to enhance their understanding of commercial law and legal practice by completing advanced-level law subjects.  The program develops students’ advanced legal research and writing skills and enhances their ability to critically analyse and evaluate complex commercial law issues within a variety of contexts.

ModeOnline and Remote
Due to current travel restrictions, this program will temporarily be delivered using a mixture of on-campus, remote and multi-modal classes to support and engage all students, from all parts of the world. 
Duration2 semesters (8 months)
Starting semesters
  • September 2020
  • January 2021
  • May 2021
  • September 2021
  • January 2022
  • May 2022
  • September 2022
Program typeMasters Coursework
Study areaLaw
Program codeLA-43061
CRICOS codeN/A
Credit for prior studyFor more details on applying for credit, please contact the Student Business Centre: [email protected]

The Master of Laws in Commercial Law comprises 80 credit points of law elective subjects. Subjects can be chosen from the following list of online and mixed delivery mode postgraduate law electives offered by the Faculty.

The below fees are based on the total estimated program fee divided by the number of standard full-time semesters required to complete the program. Fees may vary based on which subjects are selected and the number of subjects enrolled in for each semester.

Semester program fee:

  • Students commencing study in 2020: $21,720* per semester average
  • Students commencing study in 2021: $22,840* per semester average

Total program fee:

  • Students commencing study in 2020: $43,440
  • Students commencing study in 2021: $45,680

When considering the fees associated with your studies, keep in mind that Bond’s accelerated schedule means you can finish your degree sooner and be out in the workforce up to a year earlier than most other universities.

This time saving also represents a substantial reduction in accommodation and living costs, plus a full year of extra earnings.

Find out your financing options and other costs to consider.

* The fees listed are average costs displayed to provide an indicative program cost only, they may differ to the indicative fee included in the Bond University offer letter due to differences in individual and exact study schedules.

Tuition fees are subject to change on an annual basis and will be charged at the appropriate fee for the year of enrolment.

* Note: for students commencing January 2021 the University has held the 2020 tuition fee amount in recognition of the current circumstances, with 2021 fees effective only from the University’s May 2021 semester.

Academic entry requirements

The Master of Laws in Commercial Law is offered to students who have completed a professional law qualification such as a Bachelor of Laws, Juris Doctor, or equivalent.  

Applicants from a non-English speaking background must achieve an IELTS score of at least 6.5, with no single band less than 6.  Bond also accepts other English language tests including TOEFL, iBT, CAE and PTE.

Please contact the Office of Future Students for further information.

English language proficiency requirements

As tuition is delivered in English, all students will be required to provide documented evidence of the required level of proficiency in the English language. Read more detailed information on English Language Proficiency Requirements for university study.

Credit for prior study

Subject credits may be awarded for previous studies. To apply for credits, you will need to submit academic transcripts including detailed subject outlines/course descriptions for each relevant subject and/or certified copies of testamurs to the Office of Future Students. Please refer to how to apply for credit for more information

Key dates

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How to apply

In order to apply for study at Bond University, you will need to complete the Online Application Form. To find out more about the application process please refer to How to Apply.

Future outcomes

The Master of Laws in Commercial Law offers an internationally recognised postgraduate qualification specialising in commercial law within a global framework.

In a corporate environment that now operates across all jurisdictions, it also further develops your expertise in international legal practice and negotiation, while enhancing legal research and writing skills.

The Master of Laws in Commercial Law can lead to Higher Degree by Research programs including:

The Master of Laws (LLM) offers more specialised and specific knowledge of the law, either in your chosen area of career interest or across a broad spectrum of law studies. For recent Bachelor of Laws or Juris Doctor graduates, an LLM enhances career opportunities. For qualified legal practitioners, the Master of Laws in Commercial Law positions graduates for career promotion and progression to senior level and partnership opportunities .

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