Filter
Graduate Diploma

Top Graduate Diploma Programs in Law Studies

Graduate diplomas are issued by colleges, universities, and institutions to students who wish to receive additional instruction after earning a bachelor’s degree. Diplomas are essentially certifications that state a student has completed a required set of courses.

The field of law and regulations guiding various aspects of life is enormous. Those who delve into it typically find some kind of specialization about which they are passionate, such as regulatory theory and intellectual property.

Request Information about Graduate Diploma Programs in Law Studies 2019

Read More Read Less
Other options within this field of study:

5 Results in Law Studies

University of Technology Sydney

The Graduate Diploma in Applied Policy, offered by the UTS Institute for Public Policy and Governance (UTS: IPPG), is designed for current or aspiring professionals and p ... [+]

The course offers students the opportunity to critically apply their learning to case studies drawn from UTS: IPPG's research program and their own workplaces to innovate solutions. The core subjects of the course examine contemporary policy challenges; policy in practice; policy and resources and evidence and decision making. To tailor their course, students can choose their electives from a range of subjects from UTS: IPPG, the Faculty of Design and Building and the UTS Business School. The course also offers a sub-major in Project Management. The course utilises several teaching formats, including intensive block mode and online delivery, designed by academics, practitioners and industry leaders. Most subjects are offered in flexible mode and delivered in blocks or online for more effective integration of study and work commitments.... [-]

Australia Sydney
January 2020
Full-time
Part-time
Campus
University of Westminster

This intensive course is designed for non-law graduates of any discipline, or overseas law graduates who wish to qualify as either barristers or solicitors. The course be ... [+]

Course summary

This intensive course is designed for non-law graduates of any discipline, or overseas law graduates who wish to qualify as either barristers or solicitors. The course begins with a two-week introduction to the English legal system and the legal profession. You will then study the seven foundation subjects.

If you successfully complete the course you will be eligible for entry on to the LLM in Legal Practice Course (LPC) or the Bar Professional Training Course (BPTC).

We have been successfully running this conversion course since 1977 and our students have taken a variety of first degrees at a wide range of universities. Our teaching team contains a rich mix of those who are professionally qualified and others who are active researchers. The course, therefore, provides a stimulating learning experience. This is reinforced by our small class sizes and the supportive atmosphere within the Westminster Law School.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2019
Full-time
1 year
Campus
Bond University

The Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, also known as Professional Legal Training (PLT), is the link between your law degree and becoming a practicing lawyer. ... [+]

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor of Laws or Juris Doctor qualification from an Australian Institution.

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice, also known as Professional Legal Training (PLT), is the link between your law degree and becoming a practicing lawyer. The PLT program is an alternative to undertaking a legal traineeship for admission in Queensland. Our PLT program is a coursework degree that provides structured and supervised legal training, based on the Competency Standards for entry-level lawyers developed by the admitting authorities and the Australasian Professional Legal Education Council (APLEC).

PROGRAM STRUCTURE

The PLT program has three components:... [-]

Australia Robina
January 2020
Full-time
36 weeks
Campus
Online
Leeds Beckett University

This course will enable you to enter the legal profession if you do not have a first degree in law. Delivered through our Virtual Learning Environment, this qualification ... [+]

Course Details

This course will enable you to enter the legal profession if you do not have a first degree in law. Delivered through our Virtual Learning Environment, this qualification and our LLM Qualifying Law Degree cover the key foundation subjects needed to complete the academic stage of your training to become a solicitor or barrister as required by the major professional bodies in law.

Changes to legal education and training

Legal education and training are currently under detailed review by professional regulators in the legal sector. The review will examine the routes currently open and the qualifications required to become a solicitor or barrister and includes a reflection on changes to and removal of existing routes, as well as the possibility of establishing new ones.... [-]

United Kingdom UK Online
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 2 years
Online
Australian National University (ANU) - Law

The duration of the GDLP is as little as six months full time, and the programme is delivered almost entirely online. The first step on your pathway to practice is a four ... [+]

Entry requirements for the GDLP

An Australian Bachelor of Laws or Juris Doctor or international equivalent. The Diploma in Law, awarded by the Legal Profession Admission Board is also accepted for admission to this programme.

Age of your previous qualification - Limit of 5 years

As of 1 January 2015, a 'stale learning' requirement comes into effect. This means that you need to apply for admission to practice within five years of completing your LLB, LLB Hons or JD. Please contact the admitting authority in the state you wish to be admitted if your degree precedes the five-year ruling.

Practical Legal Training Early Start rule

If you intend to commence your GDLP prior to completing your Bachelor of Laws or Juris Doctor, you need to be familiar with the Early Start rules (see below).... [-]

Australia Canberra
January 2020
Full-time
6 months
Online