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Open the door to new career opportunities and graduate with law qualifications with our Graduate Certificate in Applied Law or a Master of Applied Law. These courses are designed for professionals from non- law backgrounds.
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The Master of Applied Law (LW75) comprises 144 credit points of coursework units, consisting of 60 cp of core units and 84 cp of elective units.
Students may choose a minimum of 36 credit points of Law elective units or a maximum of 84 cps (7 x 12cp).
Students may choose a maximum of 48cps of units from the Non-Law Elective and Intellectual Property Law unit options list.
Some law elective units are offered in alternate years and/or subject to sufficient student enrolments.
Law elective units are offered in internal, external or block mode of study.
Please check unit outlines to determine which mode of study is available.
A completed recognised bachelor degree (or higher award) in any of the following areas or relevant disciplines:
A completed recognised bachelor degree in any other discipline plus a minimum of three years relevant professional work experience judged against demonstrated knowledge of transactional, contractual and regulatory processes and public policy in the context of their discipline against the following criteria:
Demonstrate understanding of core concepts of a relevant discipline and the ability to transfer these to a new context; and
Critically analyse contemporary developments in the practice of a relevant discipline; and
Communicate key concepts in policy or practice in the specified discipline; or
A completed recognised bachelor degree in any other discipline plus a minimum of three years professional work experience in applied law; or
A completed recognised graduate certificate (or higher qualification) in any discipline.
Your actual fees may vary depending on which units you choose. We review fees annually.
2018: $22,400 per year full-time (96 credit points)
(subject to annual review)
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