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Graduate Certificate in International Law Practice

  • Qualification:

    Graduate Certificate

  • Study mode:


  • Payment options:

    FEE-HELP may be available
    Upfront payment

  • Duration:

    8 months part-time

  • Start date:

    6 intakes a year, enquire now!

  • Awarded by:

    Griffith University

  • Career Outcomes:

    Information Manager | Administration Manager | Media Liaison Officer | Policy Advisor | View all

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About this course

Establish yourself on the global stage and enhance your existing professional skillset with this accelerated online Graduate Certificate in International Law Practice course from Griffith University.

In this degree, you'll build the skills to work on complex dispute resolution and international policy matters for global organisations and build on your existing experience.

You'll graduate with a competitive skillset, and may choose to continue building on that after degree completion with the accelerated online Master of International Law from Griffith University.

Delivered 100% online, this part-time degree allows you the flexibility to study while you work, while making use of a range of digital engagement tools to ensure you get the best out of your learning experience. Through online interaction with your classmates, you'll begin to build a professional network, complementing your new skills and abilities as you strike out into the global workplace.

How to Get In

To be eligible to study this degree, applicants must meet the following entry requirements:

  • Hold a bachelor's degree from a recognised university or tertiary education institution with a minimum GPA of 4.0; OR
  • Have a minimum of five years' equivalent full-time professional work experience in a relevant field.

Areas of study

In this law program, the courses you will study include:

  • The Law of International Organisations
  • Internal Negotiations
  • International Commercial Litigation and Arbitration

Dispute Resolution Between Foreign Investors and Host States

Griffith University Considered a pioneer in tertiary education since starting in 1975, Griffith University has since become one of Australia’s leading online education providers, and have ranked in the top 3% of universities from around the world.

Since entering the realm of online education over 20 years ago, the globally recognised institution has reinvented the way thousands of students learn with their accelerated online courses. Griffith University offers innovative teaching methods to get you qualified sooner in finance, law, business, marketing and more.
Griffith University offers each accelerated online student a dedicated advisor who will support you throughout your entire educational journey. Your advisor will be available for guidance or to respond to any queries via email, Skype or telephone. As a Griffith University accelerated online student, you'll also be able to access services including career development, counselling and disability support.

Meet loads of like-minded students via Griffith's interactive digital learning community, and receive technical assistance whenever you need it with 24/7 support.

Where Will It Lead Me?

Upon successful completion of this course you will receive a Graduate Certificate in International Law Practice from Griffith University.

As a graduate of this course, you'll gain a deep understanding of the social, economic and cultural influencers of international law and regulation. You'll have the ability to apply the skills and knowledge developed in this degree to a broad range of workplaces, including the commercial, government, and not-for-profit sectors. You may choose to seek employment after degree completion in a range of policy roles, or deepen your knowledge and further enhance your professional skillset with the accelerated online Master of International Law.

Please note this degree does not qualify you to practice law in Australia.

Curious about where a career in law could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

  • Information Manager
  • Administration Manager
  • Media Liaison Officer
  • Policy Advisor

How Much Will It Cost?

Finance options

If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive a government study loan through FEE-HELP.

You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.

Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $55,874 (2017-18 income year).

Find out more about government study loans here.

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