The Master of Legal Administration is ideal for anyone with a non-law background who is interested in gaining knowledge in law and other disciplines to enhance or lead to roles in office management, business management, banking, compliance, or public service.
Where will your degree take you?
A paralegal, also known as a legal assistant or legal secretary, supports lawyers with case planning, conducting legal research, drafting documents and correspondence, maintaining a legal library, and other supporting legal tasks.
The operational backbone of any law practice, a law practice administrator may be involved in managing a vast mix of tasks from finance and marketing to people management, facilities and administration.
Program learning outcomes
Program Learning Outcomes provide a broad and measurable set of standards that incorporate a range of knowledge, skills and abilities that will be achieved on completion of the program. These outcomes will help you determine whether this program aligns with your professional pathway, career and learning goals.
View Master of Legal Administration learning outcomes
- Demonstrate knowledge of (a) foundational legal concepts, doctrine and principles; (b) a range of specialised legal topics selected by the student, including recent developments in legal scholarship and professional practice; (c) a range of specialised non-legal topics selected by the student; and (d) legal research principles and methods.
- Demonstrate the reasoning, research and communication skills to (a) reflect critically on legal theory and professional practice; (b) investigate, analyse and synthesise complex information, problems, concepts and theories and to apply established theories to different bodies of knowledge or practice; (c) generate and evaluate complex ideas and concepts at an abstract level; (d) justify and interpret theoretical propositions, methodologies, conclusions and professional decisions to specialist and non-specialist audiences; and (e) design, evaluate, implement, analyse and theorise about developments that contribute to legal scholarship and professional practice.
- Demonstrate the ability to apply knowledge and skills (a) with creativity and initiative to new situations; (b) with high level personal autonomy and accountability; and (c) to plan and execute substantial research based projects.
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