Digital Law - L5003

Digital Law

Graduate diploma

The Graduate Diploma of Digital Law is the perfect opportunity for law graduates and those working in closely associated industries to upskill in this increasingly important area of legal knowledge. As digital technologies continue to shift the world you operate in, you can become a specialist with a graduate qualification that reframes law in the digital context.

Take advantage of this innovative graduate degree delivered entirely online by a faculty with a rich history of important and influential research.

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.

You may be eligible to exit this course early with a Graduate Certificate of Digital Law, provided you successfully complete all of Part A of the course.

Where can the Graduate Diploma of Digital Law take me?

You’ll complete the Graduate Diploma of Digital Law with specialist skills that will leave you well-positioned in a competitive job market. This degree will allow you to aim for career progression within any industry as the knowledge you’ve gained becomes increasingly integral to any company working with new technologies. Career opportunities from this graduate diploma may lie in information technology, engineering, government, medical health and in industries working closely with law, such as insurance.

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Course Details

  • Online: Part time
1.4 years or 0.7 years part time depending on prior qualifications. See entry requirements.
Start date
January, March, May, July, August, October
Graduate Diploma of Digital Law
Course Handbook

A degree with a focus on the digital impact on law will allow you to stay up-to-date with new technologies and the emerging legal and ethical issues that arise because of them, including the ownership of data and the ethical considerations behind the configuration of new technologies.

Entry Requirements

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

Minimum Entry Requirements (Domestic students)


The Graduate Diploma of Digital Law offers two pathways to entry.

Depending on prior qualifications:

Entry level 1: 48 points to complete
Duration: 1.4 years part time

Applicants must have completed an Australian bachelor degree, with a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of at least 60, or equivalent approved by the faculty.

Entry level 2: 24 points to complete
Duration: 0.7 years part time

Applicants must have completed a Monash Graduate Certificate of Digital Law with a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 60.

English requirements

Applicants must also meet the English language requirements.

University entrance requirements

Minimum entrance requirements for admission to Monash University Australia.

This course is structured in two parts:

  • Part A. Core legal study
  • Part B. Advanced legal knowledge

Note: If you are eligible for credit for prior studies you may elect not to receive the credit and complete one of the higher credit-point options.

Units are 6 credit points unless otherwise stated.

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.