Digital Law - L4002

Digital Law

Graduate certificate

The Graduate Certificate of Digital Law is the perfect introduction to this emerging area of law. The degree will provide you with skills readily applicable to the challenges facing organisations in an increasingly digital and borderless world.

This unique qualification will allow you to approach the challenges of new technologies with specialist knowledge in key legal principles applied in a digital context.

Accelerated delivery. Flexible study. Six intakes a year. A world-class qualification fully online.

Undertake this graduate degree online at Monash in six-week teaching periods, giving you the flexibility to study alongside work and family commitments. Begin your studies from six points throughout the year with the confidence of knowing Monash teaching excellence is behind every course unit.

The key legal and ethical principles studied in the Graduate Certificate of Digital Law may provide a pathway into the Graduate Diploma of Digital Law or the Master of Digital Law through Monash Online.

Where can the Graduate Certificate of Digital Law take me?

A Graduate Certificate of Digital Law delivered entirely online is complementary to current roles in industries such as information technology, government and medical health or for those looking to make a shift into these fields.

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Course Details

  • Online: Part time
0.7 years part time
Start date
January, March, May, July, August, October
Graduate Certificate of Digital Law
Course Handbook

The Graduate Certificate of Digital Law is a graduate-level introduction to the digital impact on law, where you'll explore the challenges of new technologies and the emerging legal and ethical issues arising because of them.

Entry Requirements

You need to satisfy the following entrance requirements to be considered for entry to this course.

Minimum Entry Requirements (Domestic students)


Applicants must have completed an Australian bachelor degree, or equivalent qualification approved by the faculty.

English requirements

Applicants must also meet the English language requirements.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

This course comprises four units of study, in which you will be introduced to legal processes and principles as they apply in a digital context. Students who are entering the course without having previously studies law will build a foundation of understand the sources of law and the implications of the law’s application in digital contexts. You will further develop an understanding of the core knowledge in digital technology, privacy law, governance and ethics, as well as emerging challenges as technological progress changes the landscape of legal and regulatory sectors.

Making the application

Future students

Self assess for credit eligibility

Check for study credit using the "Credit search" link on the Credit for prior study page


Fees are subject to change annually.

Full fee

Fees are per 48 credit points which represents a standard full-time course load for a year.


Fee assistance

As a full fee-paying student, you may be eligible to apply for the optional FEE-HELP to assist you to pay all or part of your tuition fees.


We offer over 360 types of scholarships, valued at up to $280,000. Some scholarships offer one-off payments while others continue for the length of your course. Learn more about Monash Scholarships.

Other costs and fees

For information on other study costs and fees, see other study costs.