6 months
21950 AUD/full
Tuition fee
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Start date


The Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice at University of Tasmania is 26-week full-time professional and practical training course conducted by the Centre for Legal Studies in Hobart. 

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The Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice at University of Tasmania runs from February to July each year. It prepares law graduates for the conduct of legal practice. It is an approved course of practical legal training in the duties of a legal practitioner, for the purposes of the Legal Profession (Board of Legal Education) Rules 2021.

Career outcomes

Successful completion of the course is normal prerequisite for admission as a Barrister and Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Tasmania.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Civil Litigation Practice: Supreme Court Practice and Advocacy
  • Criminal Law Practice: Magistrates' Court Practice & Advocacy
  • Commercial and Corporate Practice
  • Property Law Practice
  • Trust and Office Accounting
  • Family Law Practice and Procedure
  • Skills, Ethics and Professional Responsibility

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

It is recommended that students living overseas should apply at least 3 months prior to semester start date and on-shore students apply no less than one month prior to semester start date.


50 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS Code: 040663G

Applicants need to have EITHER:

  • successfully completed an Australian academic qualification in law leading to admission to the legal profession, OR

have no more than 2 academic subjects to complete:

  • where none of the outstanding subjects is one of the academic areas of knowledge referred to in Schedule 1 of the Legal Profession (Board of Legal Education) Rules 2010 (as amended by the Legal Profession (Board of Legal Education) Amendment Rules 2014); and
  • for which the applicant must be enrolled while undertaking the Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice; and
  • the applicant has received the prior permission of the Board of Legal Education to commence the Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21950 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21950 AUD for the full programme during 6 months.

Domestic students enrolled in a full fee paying place are charged the Student Services and Amenities Fee and is incorporated in the fees you pay for each unit you enrol in.

Living costs for Hobart

1204 - 2001 AUD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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