This program is no longer available for enrolment.

Please refer to the alternative program:

Duration

1 Year full-time (or part-time equivalent)

Commencing 2015

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

16

Faculty

Business, Economics & Law

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Diploma in Applied Law.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in a field other than law with a GPA of at least 4.00 on a 7 point scale and relevant experience OR Graduate Certificate in Applied Law with a GPA of at least 4.00 on a 7 point scale.

AQF level

AQF level 8

Fees for Australian students

Domestic full-fee place 2015:

Indicative annual fee 2015: AUD$ 27360

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007, on average, the indexation rate has been 4%.

Enquiries for Australian students

School of Law

Email: tcblaw@law.uq.edu.au

Phone: 07 3365 2206

Duration

1 Year full-time

Commencing 2015

Semester 1
Semester 2

Program level

Postgraduate Coursework

Units

16

Faculty

Business, Economics & Law

Location

St Lucia

Delivery mode

Internal

Course list

View the Course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Diploma in Applied Law.

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in a field other than law with a GPA of at least 4.00 on a 7 point scale and relevant experience OR Graduate Certificate in Applied Law with a GPA of at least 4.00 on a 7 point scale.

CRICOS Code: 034016M

English Proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, view the English proficiency policy.

AQF level

AQF level 8

Fees for International students

Indicative annual fee: AUD$ 33280

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007, on average, the indexation rate has been 4%.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged through UQ International.

Closing Date

To commence study in semester 1 - November 15 of the previous year for Category 1 and 2 countries; October 15 of the previous year for Category 3 and 4 countries.

To commence study in semester 2 - May 15 of the same year for Category 1 and 2 countries; April 15 of the same year for Category 3 and 4 countries.

This program is not eligible for Streamlined Visa Processing. View program eligibility.

How to apply

Enquiries for International students

International Student Advisor

Phone: Outside Australia: + 61 3 8676 7004
Within Australia (Free Call): 1800 671 980

Online Enquiries: www.uq.edu.au/international/enquiry

Why study the Graduate Diploma in Applied Law?

The Graduate Certificate in Applied Law (GCAppLaw), Graduate Diploma in Applied Law (GDipAppLaw) and Master of Applied Law (MAppLaw) programs are designed for non-law graduates who would find some legal background useful in their current careers. The GDipAppLaw and MAppLaw programs offer a general introduction to basic legal concepts and then enable students to undertake elective courses of special relevance to their professions or occupations. The GCAppLaw offers a general introduction to basic legal concepts and additionally allows students to choose two elective courses within areas of interest from postgraduate law courses.

What you can study

Courses

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Diploma in Applied Law.

Study options

Graduates will have the opportunity to progress to the following programs:

How to apply

Entry requirements for Australian students

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in a field other than law with a GPA of at least 4.00 on a 7 point scale and relevant experience OR Graduate Certificate in Applied Law with a GPA of at least 4.00 on a 7 point scale.

Additional application information

Classes may be held at Brisbane city locations as well as the St Lucia campus. Not all courses listed are offered each year; applicants should contact the School of Law for up-to-date information in relation to course offerings.

Apply online

Apply online to the Graduate Diploma in Applied Law .

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

To commence study in semester 2 - June 30 of the year of commencement.

Entry requirements for International students

Prerequisites

Bachelor degree in a field other than law with a GPA of at least 4.00 on a 7 point scale and relevant experience OR Graduate Certificate in Applied Law with a GPA of at least 4.00 on a 7 point scale.

Additional application requirements

Potential applicants should have at least 5 years work experience in their area of undergraduate expertise before they apply to study these programs. The programs are not recommended for applicants who have just completed an undergraduate degree.

Visa requirements

CRICOS Code: 034016M

International students must undertake this program on campus at UQ on a full time basis to be eligible to apply for an Australian student visa. Please contact UQ International.

Click here for more information on applying for a visa.

English proficiency

IELTS overall 6.5; reading 6; writing 6; speaking 6; listening 6. For other English Language Proficiency Tests and Scores approved for UQ, View the English proficiency policy.

How to apply

Applications must be lodged through UQ International.

Click here for application procedures for International students.

Closing date

To commence study in semester 1 - November 15 of the previous year for Category 1 and 2 countries; October 15 of the previous year for Category 3 and 4 countries.

To commence study in semester 2 - May 15 of the same year for Category 1 and 2 countries; April 15 of the same year for Category 3 and 4 countries.

This program is not eligible for Streamlined Visa Processing. View program eligibility.

Please check your country's category with the Department of Immigration and Border Protection.

What it costs

Fees for Australian students

Domestic full-fee place 2015:

Indicative annual fee 2015: AUD$ 27360

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Students' actual annual fees may vary in accordance with their choices of majors and electives and whether they study in Summer Semester. The University reviews fees annually.

Fees for International students

Indicative annual fee: AUD$ 33280

Indicative annual fees are calculated on the basis of two full-time semesters only. Actual annual fees may vary in accordance with your choices of majors and electives and whether you study in Summer Semester. Tuition fees are indexed each year. The indexation rate is fixed 18 months in advance of a particular academic year thereby allowing you to plan your finances ahead of time. The University's intent is that fee rate increases will be kept to a minimum and that indexation rates will remain stable wherever possible. Since 2007 the indexation rate has remained at or less than 4%.

To calculate the fees for any program, you will first need to choose the courses you wish to complete. To see all courses available please refer to the course list.

Fees calculator

Select the Fees Calculator to guide you through a series of options allowing you to select details of courses you are interested in studying to estimate your fees for a semester.

Fee rules

View the 2015 Fee Rules.

What you can do with a Graduate Diploma in Applied Law

Careers

The Applied Law programs are designed to provide graduates with legal knowledge relevant to their current careers/professions. The programs are not designed to facilitate career changes and do not lead to membership of any professional bodies.

While this degree may be accredited by an official industry accreditation body in Australia, completion of the degree may not result in graduates receiving automatic accreditation. Please contact the relevant registration body for details of any conditions for accreditation.

Program Rules and Requirements

To complete the Graduate Diploma in Applied Law

To complete the Graduate Diploma in Applied Law, a student must complete a requisite number of courses chosen from the course list and according to the Rules for the program.

Students should be aware of the University of Queensland rules, particularly the General Award Rules, which govern the conduct of UQ programs. Students will find a link to the General Award Rules, and other University rules, on the University Rules page.

A student is required to obtain #16 from the MAppLaw List comprising -

  • #6 from Group 1; and
  • #10 from Groups 2, 3, 4, or 5 of which #4 may be for courses listed in Group 5.
Refer to the GDipAppLaw rules for further information.

See the course list for courses that can be studied as part of the Graduate Diploma in Applied Law.

Program Rules for the Graduate Diploma in Applied Law

Early exit points

Based upon course selection, students may be able to exit this award with the: