Postgraduate Specialisation Program

Postgraduate Specialisation Program

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.

Our next intake begins 18 November 2019.

 

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Specialisations

Business Law & Transactions

LLM (Applied Law) majoring in Business Law and Transactions

Commercial Litigation

LLM (Applied Law) majoring in Commercial Litigation
Graduate Diploma of Applied Law (Commercial Litigation)

Family Dispute Resolution Practice (FDRP)

LLM (Applied Law) majoring in Family Dispute Resolution Practice 
Graduate Diploma in Family Dispute Resolution Practice

Family Law

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)

In-house Practice

LLM (Applied Law) majoring in In-house Practice  
Graduate Diploma of Applied Law (In-house Practice)

Legal Practice Innovation

Graduate Certificate in Applied Law (Legal Practice and Innovation)

Mediation / Dispute Resolution

Nationally Accredited Mediator Training Program
LLM (Applied Law) majoring in Dispute Resolution

Property Law

 LLM (Applied Law) majoring in Property Law 

Wills & Estates and Estate Planning 

LLM (Applied Law) majoring in Wills & Estates
LLM (Applied Law) majoring in Estate Planning 
Graduate Diploma of Applied Law (Wills & Estates)

ASEAN+6 Cross-border Legal Practice 

ASEAN+6 Legal Practice Stream

 

Key Information

Programme Structure

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2019 intake dates

Four intakes each year. View start, census and end dates for 2019-20.

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Programme Mode

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Subjects

View subjects on offer by intake. Outlines and learning objectives are also available.

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Fees and payment

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Fees and payment

Information about subject fees in 2019, as well as the Kay Smith Scholarship opportunity.

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Programs

LLM (Applied Law)

Tailor your program to suit your needs – choose one or two majors across eight subjects

Master of Applied Law (Family Law)

The preferred program for family lawyers

Graduate Diploma of Family Dispute Resolution Practice

A pathway to becoming a family dispute resolution practitioner

Single subjects

Enrol in a single subject and claim CPD points based on the study in that subject

LLM in ASEAN Cross-border Legal Practice

Designed to meet the needs of legal professionals engaged in cross-border practice

 EFTSL for all subjects: 0.1250

I would highly recommend The College of Law Masters to anybody because not only is it very practical but it’s taught well and it’s immediately applicable to one’s day-to-day practice.

Nathanael Kitingan, Special Counsel, Macpherson Kelley

Applied Law Program

The coursework has been absolutely relevant to my daily practice. The material that was provided to us throughout the course is constantly being used by me throughout my practice.

Adeline Schiralli, Consulting Principal, Keypoint Law, Graduate of the Master of Laws (Applied Law) majoring in Wills & Estates

Applied Law Program

I found it really useful that a lot of the work was actually done by teleconference. Working in my own practice this means I don’t have to take days and days off work.

Catherine Devine, Barrister, Victorian Bar

Applied Law Program
Alumni Stories
 
 

How to Enrol

  1. Download and read the Program Manual (PDF). This document contains all the terms and conditions relating to your enrolment at The College of Law.
  2. Decide on your program and initial subject/s
  3. 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.

PREREQUISITES

You must hold a law degree to enrol in a Postgraduate Applied Law 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.