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Program Description

Bond University Degree Program

Doctor of Legal Science Research Program

The Doctor of Legal Science Research Program is a combination of coursework over 2 semesters and a 50,000 word thesis. The research element of the program must be a significant contribution to the knowledge or understanding of an aspect of law.


Students must complete a major dissertation which represents an original contribution to the knowledge and understanding of an aspect of law and which demonstrates a capacity for independent research. The Faculty must approve the topic and appropriate supervision must be available.

Teaching methodology

Bond University’s teaching methodology involves a combination of lectures, tutorials, seminars, examinations, projects, presentations, assignments, computer labs and industry projects.

Career opportuntiies

This program provides you with the research skills for academic careers in the university sector or research roles in law or related fields.

Degree & diploma

Doctor of Legal Science (Research)

Tuition & fees

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Bond University

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Location & accommodation

Gold Coast, Australia

Bond University is located on Queensland’s Gold Coast, where students enjoy the best of both worlds: all the modern conveniences, entertainment, and excitement of city life, mixed with the leisure lifestyle of an internationally renowned beach resort destination.  The Gold Coast is internationally famous for offering over 40 miles of uninterrupted golden surfing beaches and world...

Contact information for Bond University

Bond University

14 University Drive
4226 Robina, Queensland

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