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ACT: Part-time - Online

Course ID BP2303P_1

  • Online
  • Part Time

The College of Law’s Practical Legal Training is the leading program in Australia for law graduates preparing for admission to practice. 

This option involves participating in an initial 5 days of compulsory live online workshops followed by 29 weeks of online learning, with the support of a dedicated lecturer.

Completion of this program leads to the award of the Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice (GDLP).

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Fees

Domestic Students $10,150

International Students $14,650

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Additional Information

Applications close:

13 March 2023

Census date:

02 May 2023

Dates

Start date:

20 March 2023

End date:

13 October 2023

Location:

Online

Attendance

Participate in compulsory online workshops held from 9am – 5pm for the first five days of the program. A timetable of the workshops will be provided.

Attendance is recorded for the workshops.

The workshops are taught entirely online with no face-to-face attendance required. 

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Study Load

This is a part-time program.  

Students undertaking this option will need to devote at least 15 -20 hours per week during the coursework component of the program.

This option suits students who are working/have other commitments and are looking to balance study at the same time

 

 

Outline

The Practical Legal Training program is undertaken in three components -

  1. Coursework
  2. Work Experience
  3. Continuing Professional Education 
 
Complete all three components to  receive your Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice and be admitted as an Australian lawyer.

 

Entry Requirements

To enrol in this program you will need to:

  • Be a graduate in law or have qualified to graduate in law (completed your final exam), and
  • Your law qualification is Australian or equivalent, and
  • Be able to provide proof of completion of your law degree by the Practical Legal Training course census date (unofficial transcript or completion letter is sufficient)

 

Except in special and limited circumstance, you cannot start your Practical Legal Training in the Australian Capital Territory until you have completed your law degree.

Please contact the Legal Profession Admission Board on (02) 6207 1219 for further information on the application of the early start criteria.

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You will have to provide evidence of your law qualification or early commencement letter from the admitting authority by the Practical Legal Training course census date.

 

 

How To Apply

To enrol, simply complete the online enrolment form.

You will need to have the following information ready to upload:

  • A copy of your Academic Transcript (unofficial transcript or completion letter is sufficient)
  • A current colour photo of your face
  • Unique Student Identifier (USI)

 

This is a quick process which only takes 15 minutes. We will email you once your enrolment has been processed and confirmed.  

 

 

Terms and Conditions

This program is subject to minimum numbers. The College of Law reserves the right to cancel the program where the level of enrolments does not reach the minimum numbers required to operate the program viably.