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Postgraduate Diploma On Campus

Australian Law

University of Technology Sydney

12 months
908 AUD/credit 43584 AUD/year
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This Australian Law course from the University of Technology Sydney is for qualified lawyers from jurisdictions outside Australia who are seeking admission to practise law in NSW.     

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Based on an assessment by the Legal Profession Admission Board (LPAB) of the Supreme Court of NSW, UTS builds a tailored program of study for each student. Upon successful completion, students meet the academic requirements for admission as a lawyer of the NSW Supreme Court.

The Australian Law  course from the University of Technology Sydney requires a minimum of 48 credit points of study, but total credit point requirements and subjects studied vary depending on students' individual LPAB recommendations. All subjects in this degree relate to Australian law – including contract, tort, property, ethics, constitutional and property law. In addition to meeting academic requirements, some students may also be required to complete practical legal training to qualify for admission to practise law in NSW. 


Career options include lawyer in NSW within a government or corporate department, private law firm or community law centre, providing students also undertake a course in practical legal training (PLT).

Programme Structure

  • The course requires completion of a minimum of 48 credit points.   
  • However, each candidate's course of study varies depending on the number of subjects they are required to take in order to be admitted to practice in NSW.   

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


48 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 016613F    

  • Applicants must have completed a UTS recognised bachelor's degree, or an equivalent or higher qualification, or submitted other evidence of general and professional qualifications that demonstrates potential to pursue graduate studies.
  • Applicants' bachelor's degree in Law, or Juris Doctor, must be from outside Australia, or they must be admitted to practise as a legal practitioner in a common law jurisdiction outside Australia. Students who have graduated with a Shari'a law qualification are not eligible to apply for this course.
  • For overseas qualified lawyers, applicants must provide written advice, from the NSW Legal Profession Admission Board, outlining subjects required to be completed in order to be admitted to practise in NSW.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    43584 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 908 AUD per credit during 12 months.
  • A small number of postgraduate courses offer government subsidised Commonwealth Supported Places (CSP).   

Living costs for Sydney

1882 - 3547 AUD /month
Living costs

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


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