Legal Studies - L4004

Legal Studies

Graduate certificate

The Graduate Certificate of Legal Studies is designed to equip non-lawyers with the legal skills and knowledge they need to make better managerial and commercial decisions and to lead their organisations effectively. You will receive a theoretical and practical grounding in a variety of areas in law. This course provides you with the legal knowledge that will give you a competitive edge in your chosen career.

At a glance

Course Details

Location
  • On Campus at Monash Law Chambers: Full time & part time
Duration
  • 0.5 years (full time)
  • 1 year (part time)
Start date
Throughout the year
Qualification
Graduate Certificate of Legal Studies
Course Handbook

Entry Requirements

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

Minimum Entry Requirements (Domestic students)

Qualifications

An Australian bachelor degree or equivalent qualification and experience 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.

The course consists of four units. You can choose units from a selected list of Monash Law's postgraduate electives to gain the legal knowledge that will give you a competitive edge in your chosen career.

Making the application

Future students

Semester one (February)

Apply directly to Monash using course code L4004

Apply

Semester two (July)

Apply directly to Monash using course code L4004

Apply

Current Monash students

You may apply to transfer from another Monash course. Transfers are a competitive process. You may apply mid-year for available courses however consideration will be given as to whether you will be able to follow your course progression.

Please note that if you apply for a course transfer, you should still enrol in your current course as if you were continuing so as not to jeopardise your enrolment in the Faculty if your transfer application is unsuccessful. More about Course Transfer...

Self assess for credit eligibility

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

Fees

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.

A$37,800

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.

Scholarships

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.