Graduate Diploma in Global Competition and Consumer Law
As a school offering professional, continuing and executive education, we are committed to providing high-quality online graduate programs – all you need is a computer and an internet connection.
This course gives you access to the best minds and the opportunity to grow, expanding your skills and knowledge through innovative technologies, including:
- Audio recordings and podcasts
- Textbooks; and
- Discussion forums.
Why study online?
The online learning environment has been carefully devised by expert academics, along with learning designers and technology specialists, to facilitate an interactive, enjoyable and flexible student experience.
Your virtual classroom is academically robust and designed to prepare you for competition in your field. It also provides structured opportunities for networking and collaborative learning with peers.
You’ll receive all the technical support you need to get set up in the beginning and participate in an initial welcome webinar where you’ll be guided through the University’s systems.
Gain access to the highest levels of support
As an online student you’ll receive a high level of administrative, technical and academic support from your initial expression of interest in the course, through to your graduation. Don’t be surprised if you learn our student support team members by name; they are dedicated, personal and friendly and they understand that every student experience is unique. And if a challenge arises, they’ll do everything in their power to assist you so that you can continue to have an excellent learning experience.
Dedicated online student support consultants can assist with:
- Enrolment and subject assistance
- Administrative logistics and fee options
- Technical support
- Online learning skills and workload management
- Special circumstances.
Who you will learn from
- Associate Professor Julie Clarke, Program Director, Global Competition and Consumer Law, Melbourne Law School
- Dr Wendy Ng, Subject Coordinator, Melbourne Law School
- Professor Luke Nottage, Senior Fellow (Melbourne Law Masters) University of Sydney
- Hassan Qaqaya, Senior Fellow (Melbourne Law Masters), former Head, UNCTAD Competition and Consumer Policies Branch
- Dr Rhonda Smith, Senior Fellow (Melbourne Law Masters), former Commissioner, Australian Competition and Consumer Commission
- Arlen Duke, a specialist in competition law and consumer protection
- Benjamin Hopper, PhD Candidate
- Dr Marianela López-Galdos, a specialist in competition and regulatory policy and institutions
- Dr David Reader, a specialist in competition law and EU law, Newcastle Law School, United Kingdom
- Hal Bolitho, Senior Fellow (Melbourne Law Masters), King & Wood Mallesons
- Professor Jeannie Paterson, Melbourne Law School
- Professor Michal Gal, Senior Fellow (Melbourne Law Masters), University of Haifa
- Professor Megan Richardson, Melbourne Law School.
Julie Clarke is an Associate Professor in Competition Law in the Melbourne Law School, Director of the Global Competition and Consumer and Associate Dean (Digital Technologies).
Julie’s primary research and teaching interests are in the areas of competition, consumer and contract law, with a particular focus on mergers, misuse of market power and cartels.
Julie is also a passionate teacher and is particularly interested in the use of online technologies to support and enhance teaching and learning outcomes. In 2009 Julie received a national citation for outstanding contribution to student learning through an innovative approach to the use of online technology, exemplary student support and contemporary curriculum resources. More recently she was part of a team awarded the Norman Curry Award for Innovation and Excellence. Her website, Australian Competition Law, disseminates information and commentary about competition law and policy in Australia.