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Australian National University (ANU)

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Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice

  • Graduate Diploma

ANU is Australia’s leading university provider of Practical Legal Training (PLT) through the Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (GDLP).

Key details

Degree Type
Graduate Diploma
Course Code
6303XGDLP
Fees
$13,795 per year

About this course

ANU is Australia’s leading university provider of Practical Legal Training (PLT) through the Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (GDLP). The ANU GDLP is accredited by the ACT Admissions Board and the Victorian Legal Admissions Board. The GDLP program meets the national standards for preparing entry level lawyers for professional legal practice.

Entry requirements

Australian Bachelor LLB, LLB (Hons) or Juris Doctor or International qualification assessed as equivalent by an Australian Legal Practitioner Admission Board. The Diploma in Law awarded by the Legal Profession Admission Board is also accepted for admission to this program.

Students that have completed all compulsory courses and have a maximum of 12 units (2 courses) to complete in their LLB, LLB (Hons) or JD program may apply for concurrent enrolment to complete their remaining electives at the same time as commencing the first courses of the MLP.”

English language Requirements

All applicants must meet the University’s English Language Admission Requirements for Students

Assessment of qualifications

Unless otherwise indicated, ANU will accept all Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) qualifications or international equivalents that meet or exceed the published admission requirements of our programs, provided all other admission requirements are also met.

Where an applicant has more than one completed tertiary qualification, ANU will base assessment on the qualification that best meets the admission requirements for the program. Find out more about the Australian Qualifications Framework: www.aqf.edu.au

ANU uses a 7-point Grade Point Average (GPA) scale. All qualifications submitted for admission at ANU will be converted to this common scale, which will determine if an applicant meets our published admission requirements. Find out more about how a 7-point GPA is calculated for Australian universities: www.uac.edu.au/future-applicants/admission-criteria/tertiary-qualifications

Unless otherwise indicated, where an applicant has more than one completed tertiary qualification, ANU will calculate the GPA for each qualification separately. ANU will base assessment on the best GPA of all completed tertiary qualifications of the same level or higher.

Indicative fees Domestic International

Fees will vary depending upon the number of days of Legal Practice Experience undertaken.

Indicative fees for:

International Students - $13,795 to $16,937

Domestic Students - $10,161 to $12,561

Domestic Tuition Fees (DTF)

For more information see: http://www.anu.edu.au/students/program-administration/costs-fees

Annual indicative fee for international students $15,366.00 Scholarships

ANU offers a wide range of scholarships to students to assist with the cost of their studies.

Eligibility to apply for ANU scholarships varies depending on the specifics of the scholarship and can be categorised by the type of student you are. Specific scholarship application process information is included in the relevant scholarship listing.

For further information see the Scholarships website.

Level of Study
Bachelor

Graduate outcomes

Graduate satisfaction and employment outcomes for Law & Paralegal Studies courses at Australian National University (ANU).
80.2%
Overall satisfaction
71.5%
Skill scale
65.7%
Teaching scale
89.8%
Employed full-time
$73k
Average salary