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Postgraduate Certificate On Campus


University of Technology Sydney

6 months
983 AUD/credit
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This Graduate Certificate in Laws from University of Technology Sydney gives students the opportunity to build specialist legal skills in their area of professional practice, as well as theoretical and practical research capabilities as they relate to the study of the law.  

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The Graduate Certificate in Laws  from University of Technology Sydney is highly customisable. Students complete 24 credit points of study based on their personal or professional interests, choosing from a wide range of law electives including finance, patent, insurance, human rights, copyright, family, international and common law.

Course content is delivered by a mix of practising law professionals, full-time academic staff and international visiting academics, giving students access to a wide range of expertise and perspectives on the study and practice of law. Cross-institutional study in Australia and overseas is encouraged as part of this degree.


Specialisation and development of expertise leads to careers in a range of sought-after specialist vocations in the practice of law.

Programme Structure

  • Students in this course undertake four 6-credit-point postgraduate subjects (totalling 24 credit points).  
  • As part of this course, students must complete Postgraduate Legal Research. 
  • Students from a non-common law background are also required to enrol in Common Law Legal Traditions in their first session of study.

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months
  • Part-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


24 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 095711E  

  • 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.
  • A relevant, appropriate first degree is the Bachelor of Laws or equivalent, or higher law qualification. Students who have graduated with a Shari'a law qualification are not eligible to apply for this course. Admission is at the discretion of the Associate Dean (Education).
  • Applicants who do not have one of the academic qualifications listed, may be admitted, if they provide evidence of completion of a legal qualification not listed, providing the qualification enables admission to practise as a legal practitioner, excluding a Shari’a law degree.

Tuition Fee

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    983 AUD/credit
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 983 AUD per credit during 6 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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