Graduate Diploma of Legal Studies

The University of Melbourne

Graduate Diploma in Legal Studies allows students to tailor a course to meet their own professional and personal goals. Many students who complete four subjects towards the Graduate Diploma in Legal Studies decide to take four more subjects to complete a Master of Laws.

Course Fee:

Australian: $21,344
International: $21,344

Entry Requirements:

A degree in law (LLB, JD or equivalent) at honours standard or equivalent leading to admission to legal practice; or a degree in law (LLB, JD or equivalent) leading to admission to legal practice and at least one year of documented, relevant professional experience. All applicants must also meet the English language requirements of the University of Melbourne; or TOEFL, IELTS, Pearson Test of English (academic tests) or CAE to meet the University's English language requirements. Must meet the satisfied requirements in one sitting and within the 24 months preceding application. The University of Melbourne TOEFL Institution Code is 0974.

Structure:

Students must complete four subjects from the subjects available in the Melbourne Law Masters (excluding Fundamentals of the Common Law). All online subjects are part of the Global Competition and Consumer Law program. Students can take one subject online.

Subjects you can Study:

Legal studies

Accepts International Students:

Yes

Provider CRICOS: 00116K

Related Careers:

Lawyer,
Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Parkville No info Yes Part time 1 year
Parkville No info Yes Full time 0.5 year
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Why study with us 

With a 160-year history of leadership in learning, teaching and research, the University of Melbourne has grown to be an internationally respected institution, consistently ranked as one of the world’s leading universities – number one in Australia and number 32 in the world*. 

The value of a Melbourne education is backed up by the fact we’re ranked sixth in the world for graduate employability by the well-regarded QS Graduate Employability Rankings 2020.

 

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Our regional campuses provide immersive experiences in specialty areas like veterinary medicine, agriculture, and forestry.

Alongside our industry-focused academics, there are internships and volunteering opportunities to give you real-world work experience and develop leadership qualities, while giving you the chance to contribute to the community.

 

Admission and Selection

The University of Melbourne’s Study website is a ready resource for everything you need to know about studying at Australia’s leading university. From eligibility requirements for domestic and international students and submitting an application through VTAC to applying for special entry schemes and scholarships, you’re set up for success from the get-go.

 

Study options 

Our approach means you can create your own study path based on your interests and abilities, but with flexibility to explore new options along the way. In a world where careers are changing fast and employers want analytical and adaptable thinking, this flexibility has never been more important. 

Our bachelor degrees are offered in: Agriculture, Arts, Biomedicine, Commerce, Design, Fine Arts, Music, Oral Health, and Science and cover more than 100 areas of study. Our professional graduate programs include architecture, criminology, education, engineering, finance, law, medicine, nursing, optometry, psychology, urban planning, veterinary medicine and many, many more. 

We’ve also introduced a new suite of courses that bundle your undergraduate degree with your graduate study. These Graduate Degree Packages mean you’ll have the assurance of a guaranteed graduate place at the time you receive your offer. 

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