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Charles Darwin University (CDU)

  • 20% international / 80% domestic

Diploma of Laws

  • Diploma

The Diploma of Laws offers you a general understanding of the law, legal processes and legal principles, as well as an opportunity to gain the specialist knowledge you may need for work or other reasons.

Key details

Degree Type
Diploma
Duration
1 year full-time, 2 years part-time
Course Code
YLAW01, 089409F
Study Mode
Online, In person
Intake Months
Mar, Aug, Dec

About this course

The Diploma of Laws offers you a general understanding of the law, legal processes and legal principles, as well as an opportunity to gain the specialist knowledge you may need for work or other reasons. This program is also suitable for internationally qualified lawyers who need to complete some Australian subjects in order to qualify for admission to legal practice in Australia.

Entry requirements

Admission Requirements Admission requirements are met by one of the following: Successful completion of the Northern Territory Certificate of Education and Training (or equivalent) and the awarding of an Australian Tertiary Admissions Rank (ATAR) of at least 60*. Successful completion of a national qualification at Certificate IV level or higher. Successful completion of at least 0. 5 year of full-time study (or equivalent) of a higher education degree/diploma. Overseas secondary or tertiary qualifications considered equivalent to the above Australian qualifications. Attainment of a STAT Multiple Choice score of 135 (or a score of 145 if prior to May 2010). Successful completion of the Tertiary Enabling Program, the ACIKE Preparation for Tertiary Success courses, or other recognised tertiary preparation course. Submission of an acceptable personal competencies statement and/or employment experience. * After any applicable adjustment factors have been applied. English Language Requirements All HE applicants are required to demonstrate the minimum English language proficiency requirements for their chosen course of study. These entry requirements will normally be met by undertaking previous education in an English speaking country or obtaining a minimum International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score. Where applicable, international applicants must also satisfy the Department of Immigration and Border Protection (DIBP) English language proficiency (ELP) requirements for student visa applications.

Study locations

Online

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Law & Paralegal Studies courses at Charles Darwin University (CDU).
87%
Overall satisfaction
89.6%
Skill scale
51.9%
Teaching scale
83.1%
Employed full-time
$74k
Average salary