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What will I learn?

The Graduate Diploma in Environmental Law (GDipEnvLaw) is designed to develop your expertise in a dynamic area of law that is continuing to grow in importance.

It’s available for both law and non-law graduates and is ideal for government professionals, legal practitioners, professionals working in environmental and resources sectors, and those with a broader philosophical or practical interest.

As a student in the Graduate Diploma in Environmental Law, you’ll study four subjects from a wide selection that includes a focus on emerging national and international legal issues and practices, such as in water law, climate change law, the management of land subject to native title and general planning and development.

Which department am I in?

Melbourne Law School

CRICOS

077726C

Study options

Full Time (6 months)

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

31 October 2021

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

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

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