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What will I learn?

The Graduate Diploma of Banking and Finance Law (GDipBank&FinLaw) is designed to give you a sophisticated understanding of the legal and regulatory framework for the Australian and international financial sector.

It’s available for both law and non-law graduates and the flexible structure makes it ideal for working professionals and other practitioners who are looking to immerse themselves in the study of banking and finance law.

As a student, you’ll study four subjects from a program that includes banking, funds management, finance transactions, superannuation, financial services and capital markets.

As a student in the Graduate Diploma in Banking and Finance Law, you’ll develop an advanced understanding of the complex body of knowledge in the field of banking and finance law, including:

  • The legal and regulatory architecture of the Australian and international financial sector across a range of subject areas
  • Key legal issues governing relationships between financial services providers and their customers, and the theory and practice of prudential and market integrity/consumer protection regulation of financial services
  • The impact of globalisation, ecommerce and regulatory reform on the provision of financial services in Australia and internationally.

Which department am I in?

Melbourne Law School

CRICOS

075334B

Study options

Full Time (6 months)

Tuition fees
A$22,208.00 (11,88,865) per year
Application deadline

31 October 2021, 30 April 2022

More details

Start date

28 February 2022, 25 July 2022

Venue

The University of Melbourne

Parkville Campus,

Grattan Street,

UNIVERSITY OF MELBOURNE,

Victoria,

3010, MELBOURNE, Australia

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Graduate coursework programs normally require the satisfactory completion of an undergraduate degree with a major in an appropriate discipline, or equivalent, and appropriate prerequisite studies for your stream. English language requirements: IELTS (academic English Only) - 6.5 overall, with written 6.5 and no band less than 6.0; TOEFL (paper-based test) - 577 + TWE 4.5; TOEFL (internet-based test) - 79 + (Writing 21; Speaking 18; Reading 13; Listening 13); Pearson Test of English (Academic) - 58 + no other communicative skill below 50; Cambridge English: Advanced/ Certificate of Advanced English (CAE) - 176 + no less than 185 in Writing and 169 in each other skill.

For international students

Applicants must have completed:

A degree in law (LLB, JD or equivalent) at honours standard or equivalent leading to admission to legal practice
or
A degree in law (LLB, JD or equivalent) leading to admission to legal practice and at least one year of documented, relevant professional experience
or
An undergraduate degree in a relevant discipline and at least one year of documented, relevant professional work experience.

English language requirements:

IELTS (academic English Only): 6.5 (no band less than 6.0);
TOEFL (paper-based test): 577 +, TWE 4.5;
TOEFL (internet-based test): 79 + (Writing 21; Speaking 18; Reading 13; Listening 13);
Pearson Test of English (Academic): 58 +, no communicative skill below 50
Cambridge English: Advanced/ Certificate of Advanced English (CAE): 176 +, no skill below 169.

Application closing dates: Semester 1: 31 October; Semester 2 - 30 April.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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