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International Commercial Law

Postgraduate Diploma
6 months
16400 AUD/full
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Enhance your expertise in international law and commerce, expanding your view into multiple markets and jurisdictions with this Graduate Diploma in International Commercial Law from The University of Western Australia.

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In a globalised and internationalised world, organisations and individuals can no longer afford to view commerce within the confines of one jurisdiction and market. This course equips you with a broad understand of both commerce and law.

About The Course

This Graduate Diploma in International Commercial Law from The University of Western Australia is suitable for those who wish to access opportunities where business and law meet.

 t is available to both law and non-law graduates. Learning from internationally respected experts with extensive and wide-ranging experience, you will develop a sound understanding of the legal aspects of finance, sales, shipping and other commercial transactions.

Career Pathways

This course opens career opportunities in both the law and non-law sector where business and law intersect.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Law and Governance
  • Foundations of International Commercial Law
  • Comparative Law
  • International Sales Law
  • International Trade Financing
  • International Shipping Law

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 6 months

Start dates & application deadlines

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The majority of Graduate Diploma units are offered intensively throughout the year during the vacation periods and study breaks.


IELTS or TOEFL needed


24 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
100 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
70 (required)

Other requirements

General requirements

CRICOS: 083849G

  • a Juris Doctor or Bachelor of Laws, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; 


  • a bachelor's degree in a cognate area, or an equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and
  • the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 60 per cent; 


  • a bachelor's degree, or am equivalent qualification, as recognised by UWA; and
  • the equivalent of a UWA weighted average mark of at least 60 per cent; and
  • at least two years of relevant professional experience

Tuition Fee

  • National

    16400 AUD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 16400 AUD for the full programme and a duration of 6 months.


Scholarships are available to students from a diverse range of backgrounds, including academic achievement, financial need, educational disadvantage, leadership and community service, artistic or sporting achievements, and being from a rural or remote area.

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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