Are you thinking of doing postgraduate research in law?
Welcome to the Faculty of Law at the University of Wollongong. The Faculty offers high quality postgraduate research programs leading to a Masters Degree in Law – Research or Doctor of Philosophy. The Faculty is known internationally for its research strengths in interdisciplinary legal research, particularly through its centres, the Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security, and the Legal Intersections Research Centre. You can find out more about the research undertaken by the Faculty’s academic staff who are members of these centres to help you think about formulating a research topic and proposal. If you are interested in other areas of research, you can find out about the research specialisations of members of the academic staff through the Faculty of Law website. You should also familiarise yourself with university requirements relating to qualifications, including English language requirements, fees (where applicable), and other general matters relating to research candidature.
Once you have thought about whether you would like to embark on postgraduate research in the Faculty, we encourage you to contact us directly about your proposed topic. If appropriate, we will then liaise further with potential supervisors, and provide guidance with the development of suitable proposals:
- For enquiries about research in the Australian National Centre for Ocean Resources and Security, please contact the Director of the Centre, Professor Martin Tsamenyi
- For enquires about research in the Legal Intersections Research Centre, please contact the Director of the Centre, Professor Nan Seuffert.
- If you are unsure about who to contact, or if you are interested in other areas of research, please contact the Head of Postgraduate Studies in the Faculty of Law, Associate Professor Jakkrit Kuanpoth.
- For information about admission processes and requirements and application forms please follow these links.