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What will I learn?

The internet has shifted the world in which we operate, and legal practitioners must continue to upskill to prepare for the challenges of the future. The Graduate Diploma of Digital Law is the perfect opportunity for law graduates and those working in closely associated industries to gain expertise in this increasingly essential area of legal knowledge.

With a focus on the impact of digital innovation on law, this degree will allow you to stay up-to-date with emerging legal and ethical issues. You’ll gain an understanding of data ownership and the ethical considerations behind the configuration of new technologies.

What you will learn

Law in a digital world
Explore the ways in which the legal system is adapting to an increasingly digital world.

Ethics, policy and governance
Develop a nuanced understanding of the legal consequences that accompany emerging technologies.

Digital technology
Acquire a thorough understanding of the digital revolution in the 21st century.

Industry insights

Ready yourself for a dynamic legal career, working across the legal fields currently navigating the crossroads between technology and the legal system. Fields such as:

cybercrime
intellectual property law
privacy law
immigration law.

Which department am I in?

Faculty of Law

Study options

Online/Distance (2 years)

Tuition fees
A$36,000.00 (19,80,198) per year
AUD $4,500.00 per unit
Start date

4 July 2022, 29 August 2022, 24 October 2022

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Applicants must have completed a bachelor degree (or equivalent) or equivalent qualification or experience approved by the faculty. English entry requirements: IELTS (Academic): 6.5 Overall score, with minimum band scores: Listening 6.0, Reading 6.0, Writing 6.0 and Speaking 6.0; Pearson Test of English (Academic): 58 Overall score, with minimum scores: Listening 50, Reading 50, Speaking 50 and Writing 50; TOEFL Internet-based test: 79 Overall score, with minimum scores: Reading 13, Listening 12, Speaking 18 and Writing 21; Paper-based TOEFL 550 Test of written English: 4.5; Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) 176 No skill score below 169; Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) 176 No skill score below 169

For international students

Entry level 1: 48 points to complete

Duration: 1.4 years part-time

An Australian bachelor degree, with a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of at least 60, or equivalent approved by the faculty.

Entry level 2: 24 points to complete

Duration: 0.7 years part-time

A Monash Graduate Certificate of Digital Law with a Weighted Average Mark (WAM) of 60.

IELTS (Academic): 6.5 Overall score, with minimum band scores: Listening 6.0, Reading 6.0, Writing 6.0 and Speaking 6.0

Pearson Test of English (Academic): 58 Overall score, No PTE communicative skills score below 50

TOEFL Internet-based test: 79 Overall score, with minimum scores: Reading 13, Listening 12, Speaking 18 and Writing 21

Paper-based TOEFL 550 Test of written English: 4.5

Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) 176 No skill score below 169
Cambridge English: Proficiency (CPE) 176 No skill score below 169

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

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