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Australian National University

Acton , Canberra ,Australia

Graduate Certificate of New Technologies Law

Technology is transforming our society and global relationships. Industry and government need a new breed of professionals who understand the legal, commercial and policy implications for the design and implementation of new products and new business models. This Graduate Certificate of New Technologies Law will equip lawyers and other professionals with skills and scholarship needed to face novel challenges and to develop innovative and practical approaches to solving problems thrown up by new technologies.

The program provides a flexible structure and includes a wide range of elective courses. All courses are taught by staff with international research reputations and draw upon ANU’s strategic location in the national capital. For students who do not have a law degree, this Graduate Certificate of New Technologies Law includes a compulsory 6 unit course on Digital Economies and the Law that is available twice a year and which has introductory topics on Contract Law, Law of Torts, and Statutory Interpretation


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Application Processing Time in Days: 30

Minimum English Language Requirements

English Level Description IELTS (1.0 -9.0) TOEFL IBT (0-120) TOEFL CBT (0-300) PTE (10-90)
Expert 9 120 297-300 86-90
Very Good 8.5 115-119 280-293 83-86
Very Good 8 110-114 270-280 79-83
Good 7.5 102-109 253-267 73-79
Good 7 94-101 240-253 65-73
Competent 6.5 79-93 213-233 58-65
Competent 6 60-78 170-210 50-58
Modest 5.5 46-59 133-210 43-50
Modest 5 35-45 107-133 36-43
Limited 4 32-34 97-103 30-36
Extremely Limited < 4 < 31 < 93 < 30

Job Opportunity Potential

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Evaluate complex legal problems, concepts and risks arising from the implementation of new technologies.

Undertake legal research, legal writing and resolution of complex legal problems existing in operational domains created and supported by new technologies.

Research, reflect and write on the practice or theory of new technologies law.

Critically examine scholarship in relation to the use of new technologies in different use cases, including private and public law.

Develop and apply legal knowledge to complex legal technology problems in an analytical and creative manner.

Communicate to both legal and non-legal audiences, verbally and in writing, legal, policy and theoretical perspectives arising from the use of new technologies.

PSW Opportunity

The International students get PSW of 4 years after completing MPHIL/PHD Program

Admission Requirement / Eligibility Criteria

  • A Bachelor degree or international equivalent with a minimum GPA of 4.0/7.0
  • Or at least 10 years of work experience in an ANZSCO Skill Level 1 role

  • Course Type: Online
  • Course Level: Post Graduate Diploma or Certificate
  • Duration: 06 Month  
  • Total Tuition Fee: 24192 AUD
    Annual Cost of Living: 24505 AUD
    Application Fee: N/A
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