Graduate Diploma in International Law
This course aims to provide students with an understanding of the key international legal frameworks and public international law institutions in a range of areas and also includes units of specialised study.
- Course title
- Graduate Diploma in International Law
- Award abbreviation
- Course code
- Course type
- postgraduate diploma
- current / 2019
- Administered by
- Faculty of Arts, Business, Law and Education
- CRICOS code
- Intake periods
- Throughout the year
- Attendance type
- full- or part-time (Student visa holders should read Education Services for Overseas Students Act 2000 for more information.)
- Credit points required
A standard full-time load is 24 points per semester.
- Standard course duration
- 0.5 years
- Time limit
- 2 years
- Delivery mode
- Locations offered
- UWA (Perth)
- Domestic fee type
- Postgraduate fee-paying/FEE-HELP
- Course Coordinator(s)
- Jade Lindley
- Visit the fees calculator.
Prospective students should see the Future Students website for details on admission requirements, intake periods, fees, availability to international students, careers information etc.
|Key to availability of units:|
|S1 = Semester 1; S2 = Semester 2; N/A = not available in 2019; NS = non-standard teaching period|
All units have a value of six points unless otherwise stated.
Note: Units that are indicated as N/A may be available in 2020 or 2021.
Take all units (6 points):
Note: Students who have entered the course with a recognised Law degree and have previously taken a recognised Public International Law unit, can elect to substitute LAWS5224 Foundations of Public International Law with any unit from Group A.
|NS||LAWS5224||Foundations of Public International Law|
Take unit(s) from Group A to complete the remainder of points (18-24).
|N/A||LAWS5114||International Environmental Law|
|N/A||LAWS5175||Heritage Governance: from Global to Local|
|NS||LAWS5179||Law of the Sea|
|N/A||LAWS5182||Indigenous Peoples in International and Comparative Law|
|NS||LAWS5219||International Criminal Law|
|NS||LAWS5220||International Humanitarian Law|
|S1||LAWS5225||Theory, Method and Contemporary Issues of International Law|
|NS||LAWS5226||International Human Rights Law|
|NS||LAWS5227||Foundations of Law and Governance|
|N/A||LAWS5254||World Trade Organization Law|
|N/A||LAWS5507||International Oil and Gas Law|
|NS||LAWS5521||Climate Change Law and Emissions Trading|
|S1, S2||LAWS5694||Research Paper I|
|S1, S2||LAWS5695||Research Paper II (12 points)|
|S1, S2||LAWS5696||Research Paper III Part 1|
|S1, S2||LAWS5697||Research Paper III Part 2|
Applicability of the Student Rules, policies and procedures
1.(1) The http://matrix-prod.its.uwa.edu.au/handbooks2019/postgraduate/student-procedures'>student procedures apply, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.
Academic Conduct Essentials module
2.(1) Except as stated in (2), a student who enrols in this course for the first time irrespective of whether they have previously been enrolled in another course of the University, must undertake the Academic Conduct Essentials module (the ACE module).
English Language competency requirements
3.(1) To be considered eligible for consideration for admission to this course an applicant must satisfy the University's English language competence requirement as set out in the University Policy on Admission: Coursework, except as otherwise indicated in the rules for this course.
Admission ranking and selection
Articulations and exit awards
- 21320 Graduate Diploma in International Law (24 points)
- 21520 Master of International Law (48 points)
(2) Units must be selected in accordance with the course structure, as set out in these rules.
8. To make satisfactory progress in a calendar year a student must pass units to a value of at least half the total value of units in which they remain enrolled after the final date for withdrawal without academic penalty.
9. A student who has not achieved a result of Ungraded Pass (UP) for the ACE module when their progress status is assessed will not have made satisfactory progress even if they have met the other requirements for satisfactory progress in Rule 8.
11. A student who does not make satisfactory progress in terms of Rule 9 is assigned the progress status of 'On Probation', unless they have been assigned a progress status of 'Suspended' or 'Excluded' for failure to meet other satisfactory progress requirements in Rule 8.