Graduate Diploma in Communications Law

  • CRICOS Code: 075316D

How to apply

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Application Dates

Applications are accepted throughout the year.

There are six intakes each year for domestic students (see table below). The intake you choose will depend on when you want to commence your course. The first subject you wish to take should commence within the intake dates. You can refer to the University Handbook for information on teaching dates for each subject. You only need to select one intake when applying.

For intake: First subject commencing: Apply by:
Summer 1 December 2018 – 17 February 2019 Still accepting applications
Start Year
(Semester 1)
18 February 2019 – 8 March 2018 7 January 2019
Autumn 9 March 2019 – 31 May 2019 25 January 2019
Winter 1 June 2019 – 14 July 2019 20 April 2019
Mid Year
(Semester 2)
15 July 2019 – 2 August 2019 31 May 2019
Spring 3 August 2019 – 30 November 2019 21 June 2019

Late applications

Late applications may be accepted, but timely applications are prioritised.

Application Outcome

Once we receive the completed application, we aim to have a response to you within four to six weeks.


  • Orientation week for full-time students
    • Start year intake: 25 February - 1 March 2019
    • Mid year intake: 22-26 July 2019
  • Orientation for part-time students
    • Online via the Learning Management System (LMS)

Before you apply

  1. Check the course details.
  2. Check the entry requirements to make sure you are eligible for the course and you meet the English language requirements.
  3. Obtain an original or certified copy of your complete academic record including a university explanation or definition of the grading scale. If the documents are not in English they must be accompanied by an official certified English translation.
  4. Prepare a current curriculum vitae (CV). If you do not have a law degree (LLB, JD or equivalent) at honours standard or equivalent, your CV needs to show that you have sufficient work experience related to the area of study you are applying for.
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