There is a growing demand across law and a range of professions for graduates with a deeper understanding of the legal and regulatory frameworks in which they operate, in particular enhanced knowledge in business law.
The Graduate Certificate in Business Law gives you the opportunity to deepen your knowledge in specific areas that include tax, competition, consumer, intellectual property, global business and corporate governance law. The course is ideal both for recent graduates who wish to increase their employment prospects and professionals wishing to extend their skills.
This postgraduate course is delivered completely online, with great flexibility to fit around work and personal commitments.
Students choose four of the following electives:
- Global Business Law
- Competition Law
- Tax Law
- Advanced Property Law
- Consumer Law
- Litigation and Corporations
- Advanced Legal Research
- The Law of Corporate Governance
- Advanced Intellectual Property Law.
Note: Students without an equivalent Bachelor of Laws degree complete a core unit in Legal Institutions and Processes and three electives.
Course Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a course. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes.
|Graduate Attribute||Course Learning Outcome|
demonstrate ability to critically analyse, assess and synthesise complex information, problems, and concepts and apply legal reasoning and research to legal and policy issues
apply legal reasoning, critical analysis and creative skills to to complex legal problems and policy in selected areas of law
demonstrate a high level of personal autonomy and accountability and integrate ethical principles into practice
|Knowledge of a discipline|
apply expert, specialised cognitive and technical skills that to interpret and transmit knowledge, skills and ideas to specialist and non-specialist audiences
demonstrate mastery of theoretical knowledge and reflect critically on theory and professional practice or scholarship
|Communication and social skills|
communicate knowledge, skills and concepts effectively with clients and others in interprofessional contexts
an expert understanding in selected areas of law from a variety of historical and theoretical perspectives that is informed by cultural awareness and cultural competence
On-campus students experience a variety of teaching approaches including lectures, tutorials, online activities and video-linked or podcast virtual classes. The method of teaching may vary from unit to unit.
Our online study option is highly interactive and strives to promote collaboration and a sense of community. Students may receive a combination of podcast or video-linked lectures, electronic study materials, workshops, online discussion forums and virtual classes. The method of teaching may vary from unit to unit.
Graduates with enhanced knowledge and skills in commercial and corporate law are sought after in a range of industries, in government and non-government organisations and the private sector.