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Course: Master of International Customs Law and Administration (online) (759AB)

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Award: Master of International Customs Law and Administration
Course Level: 04
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
University Admissions Centre (UAC) Course Code: 880146
CRICOS Code: N/A 8
Offered Locations and Delivery Modes:

  • UC Bruce Campus
    • Part Time, Online -
    • Full Time, Online -

Introduction

For further information and support:
PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS: email customs.centre@canberra.edu.au or telephone +61 (0)2 6201 5487

The Master of International Customs Law and Administration is designed for law or non-law graduates who wish to develop their knowledge of international customs law and administration. Candidates will be able to increase their knowledge in key areas, including international customs law, international trade law, the WTO and other areas of trade regulation. This is a 36 credit point program with compulsory units 7990 Customs Management Theory and Practice PG, 7559 International Customs Law PG, 6342 Regulatory Compliance Management PG, plus electives.

Course Requirements

36 credit points, including at least 24 credit points at PG level, as set out below.

(a) Required 18 credit points
7990 Customs Management Theory and Practice PG
7559 International Customs Law PG
6342 Regulatory Compliance Management PG

(b) Restricted choice 18 credit points
6337 Intl Commercial Transactions Law PG
6336 International Air Law PG
7558 GATT/WTO Law PG
6343 Anti-Dumping & Countervailing PG
7563 International Regulation of Intellectual Property PG
6338 Legal Research Project PG (6cp)
6806 Customs Reform and Modernisation PG (6cp)
7847 Excise PG (6cp)
7873 Customs Valuation PG
7874 Harmonized System Tariff PG
7875 Maritime Enforcement PG
7876 Strategic Export Controls PG
7919 International Supply Chain Management PG
7991 Illicit Drugs PG
Any other G or PG level unit approved by the course convener.

Typical Course Structure

Semester 1 Semester 2
YEAR 1
7990 Customs Management Theory and Practice PG 7559 International Customs Law PG
One 6cp or two 3cp electives One 6cp or two 3cp electives
YEAR 2
6342 Regulatory Compliance Management PG
One 6cp or two 3cp electives

Course Duration

Standard - 3 semesters full-time or part-time equivalent
Maximum - 8 semesters full-time or part-time equivalent

Admission Requirements

Admission to the course is open to graduates in any discipline. Applicants are normally expected to have achieved a credit average in their undergraduate degree course, and to have a minimum of two years work experience in Customs or a related area. International applicants must satisfy the University of their competence in English, e.g. by an IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 or more. Direct RPL-based admission is not available for the course. However, applicants who do not meet the standard admission requirements for the Masters may apply for RPL-based admission to the relevant Graduate Certificate or Graduate Diploma course.

Advanced standing
Subject to approval, credit based on Recognition of Prior Learning may be available for up to 18 credit points based on RPL provisions approved for specific units in this course. Advanced standing of 12 or 24 credit points may be granted for completion of the Graduate Certificate and Graduate Diploma in International Customs Law and Administration respectively. To obtain a University of Canberra masters degree, students must undertake a minimum of 12 credit points at PG level while enrolled in the master's course.

Subsumable awards

The Graduate Certificate and the Graduate Diploma in International Customs Law and Administration are subsumable in the Master of International Customs Law and Administration.
 
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