Law School

Postgraduate Commercial and Resources Law

 

Further information

  • Grad Dip Commercial and Resources Law
  • Master Commercial and Resources Law - Apply now
Postgraduate Commercial and Resources Law Brochure
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Legal CPD and Professional Development

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



The resources sector is responsible for a significant proportion of economic activity, both in Australia and globally. Through the Law School and the Centre for Mining, Energy and Natural Resources Law, UWA offers globally recognised qualifications in Commercial and Resources Law.

Suited to both legal and non-legal professionals, the Graduate Diploma and Master of Commercial and Resources Law provide graduates with the expertise to pursue careers in commercial and resources sector.

Why study postgraduate Commercial and Resources Law?

  • Gain a qualification which covers two in-demand sub-disciplines of the law, resources and commercial law, from an institution renowned for its expertise in these areas
  • Choice of a wide and comprehensive range of subjects which enables you to better match your career objectives with your studies
  • Enhance your networks within the commercial and resources sectors by engaging with practitioners and academics within these fields
  • Benefit from UWA's wide ranging and well established connections in the spheres of commerce and resources

Course Structure and Units of Study

The Master of Commercial and Resources Law consists of units to the value of 48 points (one year full-time) and the Graduate Diploma in Commercial and Resources Law is a 24 point course (6 months). 

The Commercial and Resources Law 2017 timetable and link to study plans.

Admission requirements - Graduate Diploma

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

  • a Bachelor of Laws of this University or equivalent, as recognised by the Faculty; or
  • a bachelor's degree in another relevant subject area as determined by the Faculty to be sufficient to permit satisfactory completion of the course; or
  • a level 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.

Admission requirements - Masters

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

  • a Bachelor of Laws of this University or equivalent, as recognised by the Faculty; or
  • completed all the units for the Graduate Diploma in Commercial and Resources Law of this University with a weighted average mark of at least 60%; or
  • a bachelor's degree with honours in another subject area requiring at least four years of full-time study or equivalent as recognised by the Faculty.

Applications

Online applications for both the Graduate Diploma and the Masters are now open.

International students

The University of Western Australia also recommends International students visit international.uwa.edu.au/students/esos for information about the study environment, support services.  International students can apply by contacting the International Centre at pginternational@uwa.edu.au.

Gain a world-class degree

  • UWA is in the top 1% of World Universities and the only Western Australian University part of the prestigious Australian 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.

Enquiries

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




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