Specialist Certificate in Law (Digital Law and Technological Innovation)

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Course structure

Students must complete 25 credit points of study from the prescribed list of subjects.

Subject timing and format

The Melbourne Law Masters program has been designed around the busy schedules of working professionals. Subjects are offered from February to December each year. Most subjects are taught intensively over five days, with some subjects taught for two hours each week during the semester.

Subjects delivered online will have a combination of pre-recorded lecture content, live sessions and discussion boards among other resources. On-campus subjects involve interactive, seminar-style classes in the Law Building in Melbourne.

Class sizes are typically limited to 30 students regardless of delivery mode.

For detailed course and subject information, see the Handbook: Specialist Certificate in Law (Digital Law and Technological Innovation).


Professor Jeannie Paterson

Law and legal practice are changing rapidly through the effects of new digital technologies on markets, the public sector and society. Melbourne Law School's new Specialist Certificate in the area of Digital Law and Technological Innovation provides law graduates with contemporary, expert insights and skill development in responding to, and indeed staying ahead of, disruptive innovation.

Director of Studies, Digital Law and Technological Innovation - Jeannie Paterson

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