Graduate Diploma in Laws

  • CRICOS Code: 075319A

Course overview

  • 6 months full time / 1 year part time
  • On Campus (Parkville)
  • Available to domestic and international students
  • Summer Intake - February, Start Year Intake - March, Autumn Intake - March, Winter Intake - June, Mid Year Intake - July, and Spring Intake - August


Online and on-campus subjects available

Most Melbourne Law Masters subjects are available online in 2021 with some taught on campus. See subject quotas for current subject availability.

The Graduate Diploma in Laws (GDipLaw) allows you to tailor your studies to meet your own professional and personal areas of interest in law.

As a student in the Graduate Diploma in Laws, you’ll study four subjects from the world-renowned Melbourne Law Masters program, which offers students a choice of over 150 subjects in 27 specialist legal areas.

Like the Master of Laws (LLM), it’s available only for law graduates and the flexible structure makes it ideal for working professionals looking to develop their expertise in selected areas of the law.

Australia's leading law school

Melbourne Law School is ranked:

  • No. 1 law school in Australia and No. 11 in the world (Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings by Subject, 2021).
  • No. 1 law school in Australia and No. 5 in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject, 2022).

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