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Postgraduate Applied Law
Master your career
REAL-WORLD PROGRAMS TO MASTER YOUR CAREER
Our postgraduate programs are developed by practitioners – for practitioners.
So whether you want to extend your knowledge in your current specialisation area or explore a new one, our programs will give you the confidence you need.
Whatever program you pursue, you will learn by doing. You’ll work on practical tasks and real-life scenarios that you’re likely to encounter in practice.
What’s more, our online delivery mode gives you true flexibility. You can study from anywhere at any time, while working full time.
Intakes in February, May, August and November
|Customise your program||
Graduate Certificate in Applied Law
Graduate Diploma of Applied Law
Master of Laws (Applied Law) without a major
|Business Law & Transactions||LLM (Applied Law) majoring in Business Law and Transactions|
LLM (Applied Law) majoring in Commercial LitigationGraduate Diploma of Applied Law (Commercial Litigation)
|Family Dispute Resolution Practice (FDRP)||
LLM (Applied Law) majoring in Family Dispute Resolution PracticeGraduate Diploma in Family Dispute Resolution Practice
LLM (Applied Law) majoring in Family Law
Master of Applied Law (Family Law)Graduate Diploma of Applied Law (Family Law)
|Government and Public Sector Law||
LLM (Applied Law) majoring in Government and Public Sector Law
Graduate Diploma of Applied Law (Government and Public Sector Law)Graduate Certificate in Applied Law (Government and Public Sector Law)
LLM (Applied Law) majoring in In-house PracticeGraduate Diploma of Applied Law (In-house Practice)
|International Arbitration||Graduate Certificate in International Arbitration Practice – A pathway to CIArb membership|
|Mediation / Dispute Resolution||
Nationally Accredited Mediator Training ProgramLLM (Applied Law) majoring in Dispute Resolution
|Property Law||LLM (Applied Law) majoring in Property Law|
|Wills and Estates and Estate Planning||
LLM (Applied Law) majoring in Wills and Estates
LLM (Applied Law) majoring in Estate PlanningGraduate Diploma of Applied Law (Wills and Estates)
|ASEAN+6 Legal Practice||
LLM (Applied Law) majoring in ASEAN+6 Legal PracticeGraduate Diploma of Applied Law in ASEAN+6 Legal Practice
|Legal Business Management|
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Intake dates & subjects
Four intakes each year. View subjects on offer by intake. EFTSL for all subjects: 0.1250Read more
Choose your program
Information about Graduate Certificate in Applied Law, Graduate Diploma of Applied Law, Master of Laws (Applied Law) or Master of Applied Law Family LawRead more
How many subjects does it take to do your Masters?
Assistant Director of Practitioner Education (Postgraduate Specialisation), The College of Law
In order to graduate with a Masters, students must successfully complete eight subjects in total. Depending on the award or the major selected there may be more elective subjects applicable. If you’re working full-time we strongly recommend that you enrol in one to two subjects per intake and that should still enable you to complete your Masters within two years.
New students should start off enrolling in just one subjects in order to get familiar with the learning portal and also our subject requirements. That should also give you a sense whether you are able to devote more time and perhaps enrol in two subjects in following intakes. We have four intakes a year which will help you to plan your study around your work and family commitments. Our recommendation is for students to set aside 8 to 10 hours per week per subject depending on the given topic and whether any assessments are due, students may need more or less time in a given week.
How to Enrol
- View and read the Policy Index. This contains all the terms and conditions relating to your enrolment at The College of Law.
- Decide on your program and initial subject/s
- Enrol online
Before you Enrol
When you enrol, you’ll need to upload the following documents.
- A certified colour copy of your official academic transcript or graduation certificate (LLB, JD, DipLaw)
- A copy of your Application for RPL (if applying for credit)
- Specialist accreditation certificate (GDLP or other)
- Proof of name change (if applicable)
You’ll also need to have your credit card details handy – or TFN if you’re applying through FEE-HELP.
You must hold a law degree to enrol in a Postgraduate Specialisation Program.
To enrol in the Graduate Diploma of Family Dispute Resolution Practice (FDRP), you must hold an undergraduate degree or higher qualification in law, psychology or social work.
We also consider applicants from other dispute resolution backgrounds.