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Graduate Diploma in Law
Graduate Diploma in Law

Graduate Diploma in Law

  • ID:UWA610187
  • Level:Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma
  • Duration:
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  • Type:Full-time

Fees (AUD)

  • Application Fee:$100.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$39,500.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$530.00
  • Application Fee:$100.00
  • TuitionFee/Year:$39,500.00
  • LivingFee/Year:$12,000.00
  • InsuranceFee/Year:$530.00
Estimated Total/program:
$26,065.00
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Admission Requirements

Entry Requirements

To be considered for admission to this course an applicant must have—1(a) a Juris Doctor or Bachelor of Laws, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; or 

2(a) (i) a bachelor's degree in a cognate area, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and (ii) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 50 per cent; or 

3(a) (i) a bachelor's degree, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and (ii) the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 50 per cent; and (iii) at least two years of relevant professional experience.

English Requirements

  • Internet-based Test (iBT): An overall score of 82 with a minimum score of: 22 in the Writing section; 18 in the Reading section; 20 in the Speaking section; and 20 in the Listening 

  • IELTS (Academic) including IELTS for UKVI (Academic): Minimum overall score of 6.5 with no band less than 6.0 (must include Academic Reading and Writing modules)

  • PTE (Academic): Postgraduate Research Studies applicants: An overall score of 64 with a minimum score of 64 in the reading and writing sections, and no less than 54 in the other sections.

Course Information

The Graduate Diploma in Law consists of four postgraduate option units (24 points) and may be articulated into a Master of Laws or Master of Commercial and Resources Law. Subjects are often taught intensively, in non-standard teaching periods, to accommodate practitioners and overseas students. However, we also offer a range of options throughout the academic semesters.

CRICOS CODE: 026880D

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Course structure details

Students without a recognised law degree: take 24 points from group A and B. Must include LAWS4227 Foundations of Law and Legal Institutions.

Students with a recognised law degree: take 24 points from group B and C.

Option - Group A

Take units as per the sequence notes.

  • EMPL5555 Employee Relations Law (6)

  • LAWS4227 Foundations of Law and Legal Institutions (6)

Option - Group B

Take units as per the sequence notes.

  • LAWS5114 International Environmental Law (6)

  • LAWS5167 Comparative Legal Method (6)

  • LAWS5175 Heritage Governance: from Global to Local (6)

  • LAWS5179 Law of the Sea (6)

  • LAWS5181 Health Law and Policy (6)

  • LAWS5219 International Criminal Law (6)

  • LAWS5220 International Humanitarian Law (6)

  • LAWS5223 Theories of Justice and Punishment (6)

  • LAWS5226 International Human Rights Law (6)

  • LAWS5230 Aviation Law (6)

  • LAWS5251 International Sales Law (6)

  • LAWS5254 International Trade Law (6)

  • LAWS5260 Intersections of Law, Policy and Government (6)

  • LAWS5305 Mediation: Practice and Skills (6)

  • LAWS5378 Government Accountability—Law and Practice (6)

  • LAWS5398 Construction Law (6)

  • LAWS5507 International Oil and Gas Law (6)

  • LAWS5517 Mining Law (6)

  • LAWS5521 Climate Change Law and Emissions Trading (6)

  • LAWS5532 Energy Agreements: Oil and Gas, Alternative Energy and Sustainability (6)

  • LAWS5540 Environmental Protection Law (6)

  • LAWS5577 Space and Satellite Law (6)

  • LAWS5589 Energy Regulation: Sustainable Oil and Gas and Alternative Energy Production (6)

  • LAWS5590 Water Resources Law (6)

  • LAWS5694 Research Paper I (6)

  • LAWS5695 Research Paper II (12)

  • LAWS5696 Research Paper III Part 1 (6)

  • LAWS5697 Research Paper III Part 2 (6)

  • LAWS5813 Legal Issues for Not-for-Profit Entities (6)

  • SVLG5001 McCusker Centre for Citizenship Internship (6)

Option - Group C

Take units as per the sequences notes.

  • LAWS5117 Advanced Evidence and Proof (6)

  • LAWS5118 Family Law (6)

  • LAWS5128 Consumer Law (6)

  • LAWS5132 Income Taxation Law (6)

  • LAWS5135 Select Topics in Insurance Law (6)

  • LAWS5144 Mining and Energy Law (6)

  • LAWS5150 Intellectual Property Law (6)

  • LAWS5152 Media Law (6)

  • LAWS5160 Law Review Part 1 (0)

  • LAWS5161 Law Review Part 2 (6)

  • LAWS5165 Public International Law (6)

  • LAWS5358 Innovations in Legal Practice Management (6)

  • LAWS5360 Employment Law (6)

  • LAWS5503 Conflict of Laws (6)

  • LAWS5528 Unjust Enrichment and Restitution (6)

  • LAWS5541 Equity Capital Markets & Securities Regulation (6)

  • LAWS5576 International Commercial Arbitration (6)

  • LAWS5820 Legislation in Practice (6)

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Career Opportunity

Career Opportunity

Expand your skills, expertise and knowledge of law to prepare yourself for the next step in your law career.

  • Policy Analyst

  • Government Agencies Researcher

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Overseas Student Health Cover

OSHC: 530 ($) per year

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