Graduate Diploma in Business Law | Law

Graduate Diploma in Business Law

Program code: 
Units of credit: 
36 uoc
No. of courses: 
6 courses (3 compulsory)
Full time or part time
Semester start: 
Semester 1 & Semester 2
Additional entry requirements: 
Undergraduate non-law degree
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Program overview

This outstanding program in Business Law harnesses the prestige of UNSW Law School, the Australian School of Taxation and the UNSW Business School.

The Graduate Diploma in Business Law has been designed for non-lawyers involved in the private, commercial, government or international sectors where business law issues are relevant to their employment. Students can tailor the program to their needs by completing a generalist degree or choosing to specialise in one of the following areas: Corporate & Commercial Law, Corporate, Commercial & Taxation Law, Taxation, International Business & Economic Law, Innovation Law, or Media & Technology Law.

Program structure

Students must complete compulsory courses with the remaining units of credit selected from the broad range of elective courses on offer at UNSW Law and the Australian School of Business to compliment their chosen stream.  Core courses: Legal Concepts, Research & Writing for Business Law; Legal Foundations of Business (no prior legal studies); Corporations & Business Associations Law (no prior legal studies). Students who have previously completed legal studies at university may be eligible to undertake elective courses in place of Legal Foundations of Business and Corporations & Business Associations Law.

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Did you know?

  • Choose to specialise or complete a generalist degree.
  • Benefit from the acknowledged excellence of two prestigious schools, UNSW Law and the Australian School of Business.
  • Study at the Sydney CBD or Kensington campus. Day, evening, or intensive study options are available for some courses.
  • Undertake an overseas short course in Shanghai or Vanuatu.
  • Undertake a research thesis.
  • Study legal concepts in our specially designed course for students from non-law backgrounds.