Note: This course is only available to re-enrolling students.
Prospective students should see the Future Students website for details on admission requirements, intake periods, fees, availability to international students, careers information etc.
No study plans found for this course. See study plans for more information.
Key to availability of units:
- not available in 2024 – may be available in 2025 or 2026
- non-standard teaching period
All units have a value of six points unless otherwise stated.
Take all units (18 points):
Note: Students with a recognised Law degree may elect to substitute LAWS5227 Foundations of Law and Governance with any unit from Group B.
|Foundations of Law and Legal Institutions
|This unit is delivered intensively in 'flipped mode' and is offered twice a year. 10 online modules are to be completed in advance (opening two weeks before) of two face-to-face sessions which will run 22 and 23 February 2024 and 18-19 July 2024. Students must attend the face-to-face sessions.
|Corporate Governance for Resources Companies
|International Sales Law
|Students must attend every day of the intensive period 27 Feb - 1 March 2024. Please refer to the timetable for exact times.
Take unit(s) from this group to complete the remainder of points (6).
|International Trade Law
|3 hours per week
|International Oil and Gas Law
|This unit will next run in 2023.
|Students must attend every day of the intensive period 30 October - 1 November 2024. Refer to the timetable website for further information.
|Energy Regulation: sustainable oil and gas and alternative energy production
|Students must attend every day of the intensive period 15-17 August. Refer to the timetable website for further information.
Note: This course is only available to re-enrolling students.
Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures
1.(1) The Student Rules apply to students in this course.
Academic Conduct Essentials and Communication and Research Skills modules
2.(1) Except as stated in (2), a student who enrols in this course for the first time irrespective of whether they have previously been enrolled in another course of the University, must undertake the Academic Conduct Essentials module (the ACE module) and the Communication and Research Skills module (the CARS module).
(2) A student who has previously achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the CARS module is not required to repeat the module.
(3) A student must successfully complete the ACE module within the first teaching period of their enrolment. Failure to complete the module within this timeframe will result in the student's unit results from this teaching period being withheld. These results will continue to be withheld until students avail themselves of a subsequent opportunity to achieve a passing grade in the ACE module. In the event that students complete units in subsequent teaching periods without completing the ACE module, these results will similarly be withheld. Students will not be permitted to submit late review or appeal applications regarding results which have been withheld for this reason and which they were unable to access in the normally permitted review period.
English Language competency requirements
3.(1) To be considered eligible for consideration for admission to this course an applicant must satisfy the University's English language competence requirement as set out in the University Policy on Admission: Coursework, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.
(2) Applicants presenting with the IELTS Academic require an overall score of at least 7.0 and no band less than 6.5.
(3) Applicants presenting with the TOEFL iBT require an overall score of at least 100, a miminum score of 28 in the Speaking section, and no other sub-score less than 26.
(4) Applicants presenting with the TOEFL Paper Based score require an overall score of at least 580 and a miminum score of 5.0 in the Essay Rating / Test of Written English (TWE).
(5) Applicants presenting with the Pearson Test of English (PTE) (Academic) require an overall score of at least 70 and no sub-score less than 70.
(6) Applicants presenting with the UWA Centre for English Language Teaching (CELT) Bridging Course require a minimum grade of Grade A (85%) in the final CELT examination, with no band less than 80%.
4. To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have
(a) a Juris Doctor or Bachelor of Laws, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA;
(b) (i) a bachelor's degree in a cognate area, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and
(ii) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 60 per cent;
(c) (i) a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and
(ii) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 60 per cent; and
(iii) at least two years of relevant professional experience;
(d) (i) a level and duration of education considered by UWA to be sufficient to permit satisfactory completion of the course; and
(ii) at least two years of relevant professional experience.
Admission ranking and selection
5. Where relevant, admission will be awarded to the highest ranked applicants or applicants selected based on the relevant requirements.
Articulations and exit awards
6. The following courses form part of an articulated sequence:
- 20360 Graduate Diploma in Commercial and Resources Law (24 points)
- 20550 Master of Mining and Energy Law (48 points)
- 20560 Master of Resources and International Commercial Law (48 points)
7.(1) The course consists of units to a total value of 24 points.
(2) Units must be selected in accordance with the course structure, as set out in these rules.
8. To make satisfactory progress in a calendar year a student must pass units to a value of at least half the total value of units in which they remain enrolled after the final date for withdrawal without academic penalty.
9. A student who has not achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the Communication and Research Skills module (the CARS module) when their progress status is assessed will not have made satisfactory progress even if they have met the other requirements for satisfactory progress in Rule 8.
10.(1) Part-time students, or those commencing mid-year, who fail to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 in their first year of enrolment are assigned the progress status of 'On Probation' by the Faculty.
(2) Students other than those covered by (1) who fail to make satisfactory progress under Rule 8 are assigned the progress status of 'Excluded' unless the Faculty determines otherwise in light of exceptional circumstances.
11. A student who does not make satisfactory progress in terms of Rule 9 is assigned the progress status of 'On Probation', unless they have been assigned a progress status of 'Suspended' or 'Excluded' for failure to meet other satisfactory progress requirements in Rule 8.
Award with distinction
12. This rule is not applicable to this course.
13. Applicants awarded admission to the course are entitled to a deferral of up to 12 months, as per the University Policy on: Admissions (Coursework).