Graduate Certificate in Laws - Criminal Practice

University of Wollongong

Type of institution: University/Higher Education Institution
Level: Postgraduate
CRICOS: 00102E

The UOW Graduate Certificate in Laws (Criminal Practice) is the only program of its kind in Australia. This program is for lawyers working in (or aspiring to work in) criminal practice as a prosecutor or defence lawyer. It attracts practitioners from across Australia, New Zealand and PNG. Students will gain practical experience in a supported environment, applying their legal knowledge to case scenarios. Students will also develop written and oral critical analysis skills.


  • To qualify for the award of the degree, the Graduate Certificate in Laws (Criminal Practice), a candidate must successfully complete at least 24 credit points from the four subjects outlined here: Criminal Practice (6 points)
  • Applied Criminal Law (6 points)
  • Advanced Criminal Law (6 points)
  • Experts and their Evidence (6 points).


  • Laws (Criminal Practice)

Standard entry requirements

Applicants should have a recognised degree in Law, or be admitted to practice as a barrister or solicitor in Australia, or a jurisdiction with a similar legal system.

Study pathways

The Graduate Certificate in Law (Criminal Practice) fully articulates into the Master of Laws (Criminal Practice) which can be completed by undertaking two electives and a research project of 12 credit points.

Study information

Campus Fees Mid year intake Attendance
Sydney Business School International: $17,496 No No information available

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