8 months
36600 AUD/year
Tuition fee
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Gain practical legal training for admission to the legal profession in Western Australia with the Legal Practice program from Curtin University.

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You will study civil litigation practice, commercial and corporate practice, and property law practice. You will also further your legal skills in a range of essential areas including advocacy, cross-cultural communication, dispute resolution, drafting legal documents and legal interviewing.

This Legal Practice program from Curtin University is delivered in the heart of the Perth CBD and legal precinct. We offer the convenience of evening classes and the option of part-time study, so you can better manage your work and family commitments. You may also request assessment extensions if you have been affected by work commitments outside of your control.


  • Lawyer
  • Barrister

Programme Structure

  • Research, interpret and apply knowledge of Western Australian and Commonwealth legal concepts, theory, procedure, statutory rules, case law principles, work management and business skills and professional ethical responsibilities to understand, evaluate and apply them in legal practice
  • Critically and creatively analyse complex legal problems to effectively identify and articulate the issues involved, generate innovative options and apply legal reasoning to make a considered choice between competing solutions which best serves the needs of the client

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 8 months

Start dates & application deadlines


200 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS 096301D

  • Specifically, applicants require a Bachelor of Laws, Juris Doctor or equivalent qualification from a recognised university approved under the Legal Profession (Admission) Rules 2009 (WA), or otherwise have received prior written approval from the Legal Practice Board of Western Australia to enrol in the Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice Course. 

Tuition Fee

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    36600 AUD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 36600 AUD per year during 8 months.

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.


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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