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2103

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This course entry should be read in conjunction with information provided in the 'Faculty information' section of this Handbook by the Faculty of Law

Managing facultyLaw
Abbreviated titleGradDipLaw
CRICOS code001434K
Total credit points required48
Standard duration of study (years)1 year FT, 2 years PT
Study mode and locationOn-campus (City (Melbourne))
Admission, fee and application details http://www.monash.edu/study/coursefinder/course/2103
Contact details

Coordinator Postgraduate Admissions and Publications Email: law-postgraduate@monash.edu Telephone: +61 3 9903 8500

Course coordinator

Associate Professor Moira Paterson

Notes

  • Unit codes that are not linked to their entry in the handbook are not available for study in the current year.

Description

The Graduate Diploma in Law has been developed to offer maximum flexibility and choice for both law and non-law graduates, with a broad range of units that enables students to individually tailor the course to suit their interests and professional needs.

Outcomes

The Graduate Diploma in Law aims to provide further education in the legal profession to update skills and specialise in specific areas of the law. It may also contribute to continuing legal education and professional development. The course, in terms of course structure, teaching methods, class times and venues, is designed with the interests of part-time students particularly in mind.

Maximum credit allowed

24 credit points

Structure

This course comprises eight six-point coursework units.

Requirements

Students choose eight coursework units from a list of approved law units. Refer to 'Areas of study' for more information.

Additional course requirements and recommendation:

  • Students with a degree in a discipline other than law will be required to complete the unit LAW7212 Australian legal system
  • Students with a law degree from a non-Australian jurisdiction must complete the unit LAW7436 Introduction to Australian legal process.
  • International students are recommended to undertake the unit LAW7285 Legal research and communications.

For further information regarding law units and specialisations visit

http://www.law.monash.edu.au/postgraduate/units-overview.html

Students are advised that not all units may be available in every year. For information on the current postgraduate law timetable visit

http://www.law.monash.edu.au/current-students/course-unit-information/timetables/postgraduate/index.html

Minimum grade for articulation

A credit average is required to articulate to a relevant masters program.

Areas of Study

Award(s)

Graduate Diploma in Law