Warning! This is a restricted degree. Subject enrolment is only available to students admitted into this degree.

Degree structure

Degree details

Higher education

Applicants must hold a bachelors degree in any discipline or equivalent.

Work and Life

Applicants with a minimum of two years full-time relevant work experience and who can demonstrate the capacity to study successfully at postgraduate level may apply for admission.

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS score of 7.0 with no sub-score less than 6.5.

All credit applications will be assessed according to Griffith University policy and students should contact the Off Campus & Assignment Handling Services Griffith University for further information.

This degree is designed for professions that work with the law and those with an interest in the law. It offers a wide range of subjects covering many different legal topics and areas. All subjects are highly practical and support learning and knowledge that can be immediately put into practice in the workplace.

Award Requirements

To qualify for the award of Graduate Certificate in Professional Legal Studies students must complete four subjects.

The maximum period for completing this program is 2 years.

When you have completed your final session of study, OUA students should notify Griffith University of their intention to graduate with the award of Graduate Certificate in Professional Legal Studies. Please contact Griffith (OUA) Services on oua-services@griffith.edu.au.