Macquarie Law School
Macquarie Law School
Undertaking innovative research, fostering interdisciplinary approaches to the law, promoting social justice and enhancing understanding of fundamental legal rules and institutions.
Macquarie Law School's vision is to provide an outstanding legal education based on a commitment to intellectual rigour, the rule of law, social justice, access and equity, and diversity, as well as values and ideals of ethics, service and professionalism. We prepare our graduates to promote justice, actively engage with and contribute to their communities, and become leaders in a multiplicity of fields, including private legal practice, industry, commerce, government, education, and community services.
We strive to provide a learning environment that equips students to become lifelong learners by integrating strong discipline-based knowledge, legal theory and the development of professional and generic capabilities. Our graduates are to excel at critical and analytical thinking, possess excellent communication and research skills, and to be reflective and independent learners.
A hallmark of all our programs is a commitment to the interdisciplinary study of law and law in context through the incorporation of cross cultural, comparative and international perspectives. In achieving its vision, consistent with Our University: A Framing of Futures, Macquarie Law School fosters excellence in teaching and research through academic staff members who are active researchers and teachers engaged in ongoing inquiry, reflection, discussion and dissemination of knowledge and ideas.
Since its establishment in 1972, Macquarie Law School has made its mark in legal education: undertaking innovative research, fostering interdisciplinary approaches to the law, promoting social justice and enhancing understanding of fundamental legal rules and institutions.At Macquarie Law School, students 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.