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The broad research objectives of the Law Faculty are:

  • To foster and maintain a research culture informed by national and international standards, and
  • To provide high quality research training programs that suitably prepare candidates for careers as researchers.

The Law Faculty has a very active research program, and is one of the highest ranked faculties in the country in terms of research publications per staff. Research performance measured in high output is central to the achievement of the Law Faculty's mission. This is reflected in the number of scholarly books and refereed journal articles produced by Law Faculty staff.

Research Degrees

The Faculty of Law is offering one or more scholarships for outstanding students to undertake a:

For general inquiries, please contact our Graduate Research Coordinator, Professor Jan McDonald.

Available Research Degree Projects

A research degree candidate may develop their own research project in collaboration with their supervisor or apply for one of our available projects.

Applicants who are interested a specific project should first contact the supervisor listed and then find out more about our Entry Requirements, Scholarships if relevant, and then Apply Now.


University of Tasmania Law Review

Tasmania Law Reform Institute (TLRI)

Centre for Law and Genetics (CLG)

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