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Law, security and intelligence

Macquarie prepares you to think across academic boundaries to provide more innovative solutions – skills highly valued by employers. So, open the way to a variety of careers with our industry focused programs which will give you the tools, knowledge and professional contacts to make an impact.

Postgraduate courses in law, security and intelligence

  • Juris Doctor

    This three-year degree is suitable for students who have completed a non-law bachelor degree and want an accredited postgraduate legal qualification.
  • Master of International Trade and Commerce Law

    The Master of International Trade and Commerce Law is available to both law and non-law graduates seeking to develop a comprehensive knowledge of legal, governance and policy issues related  to international and domestic trade and commerce Macquarie Law School
  • Master of International Security Studies

    This degree offers contemporary and rigorous academic study in security studies and intelligence analysis, as well as transnational crime, international law and political violence


Macquarie Law School

Macquarie Law School delivers a high-quality educational experience that provides graduates opportunities to excel as ethical, proactive and innovative professionals.

Macquarie graduates understand how the Australian legal system works in a globalised world. You learn about social, political, historical, cultural and economic factors that have influenced the law's development, and how the law is likely to change in the future.

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The Hon. Rob Stokes MP testimonial thumbnailThe Hon. Rob Stokes MP (NSW MP for Pittwater)
Macquarie Law School alumni

"Macquarie Law School has earned a reputation as one of the leading university law schools in Australia. Over the past 30 years, Macquarie Law has developed a unique brand of legal education that examines law in its wider context. I loved my time at Macquarie and strongly recommend that you consider Macquarie Law as your first choice in legal education."

Department of Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism

The Department of Policing, Intelligence and Counter Terrorism (PICT) offers cross-disciplinary programs which combine theory and knowledge with strategic policing, intelligence, counter terrorism and security. PICT's areas of expertise include strategic policing, cybercrime and cyber terrorism, organised crime, terrorism and insurgency, and Southeast Asia Geo-Political trends.

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Mr Garry Dobson APM
Lecturer, PICT

Garry Dobson, formerly an Assistant Commissioner with the NSW Police Force, had a distinguished career of more than 34 years with expertise in executive command relating to education and training, major event and incident management and directing multi-agency government task forces in crime prevention. Garry has received two Commissioners Commendations for leadership, the NSW Police Medal (4th Clasp), the National Medal (1st Clasp) and the Australian Police Medal. See more PICT experts »

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