The University of Western Australia

Graduate Diploma of Law, Policy and Government

The University of Western Australia

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00126G

This program aims to provide students with an understanding of socio-legal theory, policy development and the skills required to work in or with governments. The course combines theory with more practically oriented units. Study includes foundational courses in law, policy and socio-legal theory. Students can choose to articulate to a master's degree and tailor their study through elective units to focus on policy areas of interest such as crime and justice, medicine and law, international law, or governance.


The course consists of units to a total value of 24 points.


  • Government
  • Law
  • Policy

Standard entry requirements

  • Relevant UWA bachelor degree with a weighted average mark of at least 60%, or equivalent
  • Or any UWA bachelor degree and a minimum of 2 years' relevant working experience, or equivalent
  • Or a level of and duration of education as well as a minimum of 2 years of professional experience considered by the Faculty to be sufficient to permit satisfactory completion of the course

Study information

CampusFeesEntryMid year intakeAttendance
Crawley No
  • Full-time : 0.5 years

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