Law School

Graduate Diploma of Chinese Business Law


Further information

  • GradDip Chinese Business Law - Apply now
Graduate Diploma in Chinese Business Law Brochure
More information

FAQs and course information - askUWA.


Tel: +61 (0)8 6488 2945

Legal CPD and Professional Development

Chinese Business Law units are aligned with the Faculty of Law's CPD short courses. For CPD or Professional Development enrolment visit the Executive Education webpage.


UWA Law School's Graduate Diploma in Chinese Business Law is designed to equip future leaders for the Asian Century. Applicable for those in both the law and non-law sectors, you will develop up-to-date and practical knowledge of Chinese law, economy, cross-border investment as well as essential cultural literacy.

Suited to both those engaged in full time employment, or recent graduates, you will be taught intensively over 3-4 day learning blocks which may include weekends. The course will be delivered at UWA’s Crawley Campus, situated in Perth, Western Australia’s capital city, and Australia’s largest trading partner with China.

Why study a Graduate Diploma in Chinese Business Law?

  • Acquire practical knowledge in Chinese outbound and inbound investment, cross-border dispute resolution, intellectual property, tax issues, risk management and commercial law
  • Develop a detailed understanding of China’s fast-changing and innovation based economy
  • Study with the next generation of Asian and global leaders in legal practice, government, business and the not-for profit-sector
  • Develop the cross-cultural literacy vital to success in the Asian Century
  • Access networking opportunities through UWA’s prestigious partnerships in academia, government and business

Course Structure and Units of Study

Engagement tour

A unique feature of this course is the elective Engagement Tour of China Contingent upon sufficient numbers, this unique learning experience will see you participate in interactive seminars, business visits and cultural experiences, as well as engage with fieldwork activities. You will also access unique networking opportunities within China. Click here for more information and 2015 applications.

Admission requirements

To be eligible for admission, you must meet the following requirements:

  • a bachelor’s degree in a cognate (related) area with a weighted average mark of at least 60 per cent, or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty; or
  • a level of and duration of education as well as a minimum of two years of professional experience considered by the Faculty to be sufficient to permit satisfactory completion of the course.


Online applications for 2015 are now open.

International students

The University of Western Australia also recommends International students visit for information about the study environment, support services. International students can apply by contacting the International Centre at

Gain a world-class degree

  • UWA is in the top 1% of World Universities and the only Western Australian University part of the prestigious Group of Eight.
  • UWA is member of the Worldwide Universities Network of 16 member universities from across four continents and is also a member of the Matariki Network of Universities, a global group of high-quality universities across seven nations.
  • The Law School has over 80 years of academic excellence – graduates have built rewarding careers in the legal, government, education, business and the not-for-profit sectors.
  • UWA Law alumni have attained success at the highest levels and include a former Prime Minister, Ministers for Foreign Affairs, Trade and Defence, Chief Justices of the High Court and State Supreme Courts, Attorneys-General and Solicitors-General.
  • Awards and honours conferred on UWA Law alumni include Australian of the Year, Rhodes Scholarships and the Order of Australia.


For further course information please contact askUWA which provides answers to common questions.

    Gourp of Eight logo