Highlights

  • Our applied law courses are specifically designed for professionals from non-law backgrounds to gain an insight into a niche area of law.
  • Tailor your learning to your career.
  • Complete just one or two units for professional development, or complete four to gain the full qualification.
  • Some of the electives units are offered in external or block mode so you can fit study around your lifestyle.
  • Gain the confidence to manage legal issues in your work place.

Highlights

  • Our applied law courses are specifically designed for professionals from non-law backgrounds to gain an insight into a niche area of law.
  • Tailor your learning to your career.
  • Complete just one or two units for professional development, or complete four to gain the full qualification.
  • Some of the electives units are offered in external or block mode so you can fit study around your lifestyle.
  • Gain the confidence to manage legal issues in your work place.

Why choose this course?

Law affects every aspect of our work. But not everyone has a working knowledge of crucial legal issues. If you haven’t studied law before, this course will give you a grounding in the law relevant to your professional practice.

 

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What to expect

Graduate Certificate in Applied Law

Law affects every aspect of our work. But not everyone has a working knowledge of crucial legal issues. If you haven’t studied law before, this course will give you a grounding in the law relevant to your professional practice. It is designed to provide you with legal knowledge relevant to your current career or profession.

For flexibility and to tailor your learning to your interests and career aspirations, you will complete one core unit and can select other units on offer to complete the course.

At the end of the course you’ll be able to:

  • demonstrate knowledge of the concepts and principles of at least one specialist area of law, including commercial law, health law, general law or project management, as this knowledge impacts in professional contexts;
  • critically analyse contemporary developments in the policy and practice of a branch of law as it is applies to a professional discipline;
  • evaluate a minor research project, applying legal concepts and methodologies to a relevant discipline;
  • demonstrate judgement and adaptability as a practitioner as well as cultivating the practice of lifelong learning; and
  • communicate key concepts in the policy or practice of law to articulate innovations relevant to a professional discipline.

Careers and outcomes

Possible careers

  • Project Manager

Details and units

The Graduate Certificate in Applied Law is made up of 4 units (48 credit points) consisting of 1 x core unit LWN305 Australian Applied Law and 3 x elective units.

Unit Information: Law elective units are available internally face to face and or externally on-line. Please check individual unit outlines to determine which units are available in external mode. Some law elective units are offered in alternate years.

 

 

The Graduate Certificate in Applied Law is made up of 4 units (48 credit points) consisting of 1 x core unit LWN305 Australian Applied Law and 3 x elective units.

Unit Information: Law elective units are available internally face to face and or externally on-line. Please check individual unit outlines to determine which units are available in external mode. Some law elective units are offered in alternate years.

 

Requirements

Course code
LW76
CRICOS code
077108G
Delivery
  • External
  • Gardens Point
Delivery
  • External
  • Gardens Point
Duration
6 months full-time
1 years part-time
Duration
6 months full-time
1 years part-time
Part-time - Residing offshore; or Part-time - Residing in Australia: only available to international students onshore on an Australian government visa other than a student visa that entitles the holder to study.
Entry
February and July
Entry
February and July
  • A recognised degree (or higher qualification) in any discipline; or

  • A completed recognised diploma (or higher qualification) in building, business, engineering , justice, or psychology plus two years full-time (or equivalent) relevant professional work experience; or

  • Five years full-time (or equivalent) relevant professional work experience.

Relevant work experience

Relevant work experience must involve the application and communication of transactional, contractual and regulatory processes and public policy in the context of your employment.

Minimum academic requirements

  • A completed recognised bachelor degree (or higher award) in any discipline; or

  • A completed recognised diploma (or higher award) in building, business, engineering , justice, or psychology plus two years full-time (or equivalent part-time) relevant professional work experience.  Relevant work experience must involve the application and communication of transactional, contractual and regulatory processes and public policy in the context of your employment. Applicants must submit current detailed/extended curriculum vitae providing position details including roles and specific responsibilities and employment statements.

Minimum English language requirements

Select the country where you completed your studies to see a guide on meeting QUT’s English language requirements.

Your scores and prior qualifications in English-speaking countries are considered. Approved English-speaking countries are Australia, Canada, England, Ireland, New Zealand, Scotland, South Africa, United States of America and Wales.

If your country or qualification is not listed, you can still apply for this course and we will assess your eligibility.

We accept English language proficiency scores from the following tests.

English Test Overall Listening Reading Writing Speaking
Pearson PTE (Academic)
Test must be taken no more than 2 years prior to the QUT course commencement date.
58 50 50 50 50
Cambridge English Score
Test must be taken no more than 2 years prior to the QUT course commencement. You must provide your Candidate ID and Candidate Secret Number, these are printed on your Cambridge English Confirmation of Entry.
176 169 169 169 169
IELTS Academic
Test must be taken no more than 2 years prior to the QUT course commencement date.
6.5 6 6 6 6
TOEFL iBT
Test must be taken no more than 2 years prior to the QUT course commencement date.
79 16 16 21 18

Don't have the English language score you need? We can help!

We offer English language programs to improve your English and help you gain entry to this course.

When you apply for this course, we will recommend which English course you should enrol in.

Haven't completed an English language test? We can help!

If you have not completed an English language test, you can sit the IELTS test at our IELTS test centre

Fees

Your actual fees may vary depending on which units you choose. We review fees annually, and they may be subject to increases.

2022 fees

2022: TBA

2022 fees

2022: TBA

2021 fees

2021: $12,200 per course (48 credit points)

2021 fees

2021: $18,100 per course (48 credit points)

Student services and amenities fees

You may need to pay student services and amenities (SA) fees as part of your course costs.

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FEE-HELP: loans to help you pay your course fees

You may not have to pay anything upfront if you're eligible for a FEE-HELP loan.

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Scholarships

You can apply for scholarships to help you with study and living costs.

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