Professional development

Whether you are a recent graduate or an established lawyer, or you work in a related field, we offer courses to suit your needs.

Short courses

Our short courses cover a wide range of legal areas. They are delivered intensively so you can quickly gain the insights and practical tools you need to advance in your profession.

Course Description
Contract law for non-lawyers If you come into contact with contracts or are involved in contract-making in the course of your work, a basic knowledge of contract law can help you.
Family mediation practice This program is designed to provide the hours of supervised family dispute resolution practice required by the Commonwealth Attorney-General’s Department.
Professional law program We offer units from the Master of Laws course for professional development.
Professional mediation program Gain the skills and accreditation needed to become a nationally accredited mediator, family dispute resolution practitioner (FDRP), or both.
Public speaking: making meaningful messages In this course you will learn the strategies that established speakers use to plan and deliver talks and speeches.

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Graduate certificates

Practical legal training

We offer flexible study options to complete the legal training you require for entry to the profession.

Conferences, seminars and lectures

We host several conferences and numerous public lectures each year, featuring high profile speakers on a range of legal topics.

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Corporate education

We also offer corporate education programs aligned to your needs.


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    Gardens Point
    2 George St
    Brisbane QLD 4000
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    QUT Faculty of Law
    GPO Box 2434
    Brisbane QLD 4001

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