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 - May, Winter Intake - July, Mid Year Intake - August, and Spring Intake - November


Study online now and on campus later

Most Melbourne Law Masters subjects are available online for the remainder of the year. For updates about changes to teaching in response to COVID-19, visit the MLM elective subject quotas and status page.

The Graduate Diploma in Legal Studies (GDipLegalStud) 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 Legal Studies, you’ll study four subjects from the world-renowned Melbourne Law Masters program, which offers students a choice of over 180 subjects in 26 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.

Join our Melbourne Law Masters webinar at Graduate Open Days on 16 September

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Australia's leading law school

Melbourne Law School is ranked:

  • No 1 law school in Australia and No 10 in the world (Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings by Subject, 2020).
  • No 1 law school in Australia and No 12 in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject, 2020).

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