Fees and Scholarships


The course and subject fees listed below are the same for domestic and international students.

Program 2016 2015
  Per subject: Total course: Per subject: Total course:
Master of Laws by Coursework $4,736 $37,888 $4,552 $36,416
Master of Laws by Coursework and Minor Thesis
Specialist masters degrees $4,736 $37,888 $4,552 $36,416
Specialist graduate diplomas $4,736 $18,944 $4,552 $18,208
Single subjects $4,736   $4,552  
Single subjects - Audit (not assessed) $3,788   $3,644  

Please note, the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF) only applies to Commonwealth Supported and Research Students.


FEE-HELP is a loan available to eligible Australian citizens for fee-paying graduate coursework programs. FEE-HELP is not available for single subject enrolments. For more information, please visit: Study Assist

University resources:

Course fees

Students will need to pay the prescribed subject fees. Subject fees will increase from year to year. Fees will not be held constant for any period.

Course Transfers: Students who transfer from one course to another, will be required to pay the fees applicable at the time of transfer.

Students whose enrolment is terminated or discontinued: If re-admitted to the same course or a new course, students will be required to pay fees according to the fees policy applicable at the time of re-admission not the policy that applied when they originally enrolled.


International Students

Melbourne Law Masters International Students who receive scholarships fall into three categories:

  • Australian Awards Scholarships;
  • Endeavour Scholarships; or
  • Scholarships provided by government and non-government organisations in their home country. Please contact the relevant organisation in your country for specific details.

Australian Awards Scholarships

Each semester, we are pleased to welcome a number of students to the program on Australian Awards Scholarships. Australian Awards Scholarships are long term development awards administered by the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

Prospective students are encouraged to attend Australian Awards Scholarship Information Days in their home country.

Australian Awards Scholarships

Endeavour Scholarships

The Australian Award Endeavour Scholarships is the Australian Government’s internationally competitive, merit-based scholarship program providing opportunities for citizens from a participating country or region to to study, conduct research and undertake professional development in Australia.

Endeavour Scholarships

Hong Leong Foundation Masters Scholarship

The Hong Leong Foundation is offering scholarships to Malaysian citizens under 35 years to study an approved masters degree abroad. The scholarship aims to provide opportunities for further study to students who have demonstrated both academic excellence and the potential to become leaders, decision-makers and entrepreneurs.

Hong Leong Foundation Masters Scholarship

Domestic Students

Tom Zucker Scholarship in Employment Law and Labour Relations Law

The Tom Zucker Scholarship was established in the 1990s through a generous gift of the Zucker family and the partners of Holding Redlich. Tom Zucker was a partner with Holding Redlich, specialising in employment and labour law, at the time of his death in 1990. The purpose of the scholarship is to advance the cause of the labour movement in Australia. It is open for award to students who are enrolled in the Law School’s graduate Employment and Labour Relations Law programs and who are employed by, or who are officials of, an Australian trade union or peak union organisation.

Tom Zucker Scholarship application form (PDF)

Further Information on Scholarships

Scholarship Search (Hobsons Course Finder)

Scholarship Search

Melbourne Scholarships Office

Contact the Melbourne Scholarships Office for further details about scholarships and studentships at the University of Melbourne. Please refer to Graduate Coursework Scholarships, Graduate Research Scholarships are not accepted for the Melbourne Law Masters.

Melbourne Scholarships Office