Specialist Certificate in Global Competition Law

Course overview

  • 6 months part time
  • Online
  • Available to domestic and international students
  • Summer Intake - January and Mid Year Intake - July


Designed for professionals in the private and public sectors who are aspiring to build or advance a career in this field, the Specialist Certificate in Global Competition Law will advance your economic and legal knowledge, and enable you to take on new professional challenges.

You will gain important foundational knowledge about the historical origins and development of competition systems, the policy objectives of the law, and the role of economics in the design and application of competition law.

The innovative course content examines the policies, laws and enforcement experiences of the major jurisdictions in this field, the United States and European Union, while also drawing on the experiences in other jurisdictions, particularly the Asia-Pacific region, including Australia. Designed to suit the needs of busy professionals, this course is delivered wholly online, using sophisticated interactive technology. You will learn from world-leading experts in the field and connect with a global network of like-minded peers.

International students are welcome to study this course. However, please note that this course is not available to international students who require a student visa to study in Australia as it does not meet the onshore study requirements and it is not registered with CRICOS.

Course aims

The Specialist Certificate in Global Competition Law responds to the global proliferation of competition and consumer policies and laws, and their increasingly active enforcement. Competition policy and law are a crucial means of driving economic growth, higher living standards and productivity at national and global levels. The course aims to provide professionals working in the public or private sector with advanced competencies in legal and economic analysis and problem-solving abilities.


Upon completion of this course, you may choose to proceed to the Graduate Diploma in Global Competition and Consumer Law or the Master of Global Competition and Consumer Law with credit for the subjects you have completed in the Specialist Certificate.