Griffith University

Graduate Diploma of Law Research Studies

Griffith University

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00233E

The Graduate Diploma of Law Research Studies is an 80 credit point program designed to provide graduates in the Law discipline with the opportunity to undertake advanced study in research methodology and to undertake supervised research work, in the discipline area appropriate to their research trajectory.The program provides the necessary preparation for entry into a higher degree research program (Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), Master of Philosophy (MPhil), or equivalent program) for applicants who do not possess the required qualifications for direct admission into these programs. The program will also be available to students who wish to undertake advanced studies in the identified disciplinary fields, but who may not wish to progress to

Subjects

  • Conservatorium Ensemble Studies
  • Cultural Legal Studies
  • Dissertation 2
  • Honours Thesis and Completion
  • Honours Thesis Completion
  • Honours Thesis Work in Progress
  • Law Reform
  • Legal Research Methods
  • Thesis Work in Progress

Standard entry requirements

Related Bachelor degree or higher (5.0 GPA)

Recognition

The University's http://policies.griffith.edu.au/pdf/Credit%20and%20Recognition%20of%20Prior%20Learning%20Policy.pdf Credit and Recognition of Prior Learning Policy will apply.Students who have completed relevant prior postgraduate studies may be granted a maximum of 20 credit points of credit towards the 40 credit points of coursework. Credit will not be granted for the dissertation component.

Study pathways

Students who have successfully completed the Graduate Diploma of Law Research Studies (and have achieved a grade point average of 5.0 or higher with a grade of 5 or higher in the dissertation component) will be eligible for admission into the Master of Philosophy (MPhil) program subject to fulfilment of requirements for candidature as specified in the Higher Degree Research Policy and successful completion of the confirmation procedure.Students who have successfully completed the Graduate Diploma of Law Research Studies (and have achieved a grade point average of 5.5 or higher with a grade of 6 or higher in the dissertation component) will be eligible for admission into the Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) program subject to fulfilment of requirements for candidature as specified in the Higher Degree Research Policy and successful completion of the confirmation procedure.

Study information

CampusFeesMid year intakeAttendance
Gold Coast Campus International: $31,500 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years
Nathan Campus International: $31,500 No
  • Full-time : 1 year
  • Part-time : 2 years

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