Graduate Certificate of Commercial Law

Speak without obligation to Deakin University Melbourne Campus at Burwood

To contact you must accept the privacy policy

Image gallery

Comments about Graduate Certificate of Commercial Law - On Campus - Melbourne - Victoria

  • Objectives
    The Graduate Certificate of Commercial Law is designed for students who have a general interest in commercial law and those who seek to learn more about specific areas of law. It is available to graduates in any discipline who wish to complete a specialist qualification in commercial law.
  • Entry requirements
    This course is available to graduates in any discipline or to applicants who have 3-5 years' managerial level experience in a professionally relevant field.
  • Academic title
    Graduate Certificate of Commercial Law
  • Course description
    Fees and charges

    Equivalent Full Time Student Load (EFTSL)
    EFTSL is the standard annual full time load. Eight credit points is the standard full time load for one year of study. If you are studying a graduate certificate of 4 credit points, your total course EFTSL is 0.5.

    This is a fee-paying course. Domestic students may be eligible for FEE-HELP assistance in paying these tuition fees. For more information about FEE-HELP go to
    Fee paying place - Domestic (DFP)
    A Fee paying place is one for which the university does not receive any government funding. As such, students enrolled in these places are required to contribute the full cost of their course.
    Fee paying places are available to domestic students. Domestic students are those who are Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens or holders of a permanent visa.

    * The 'indicative annual course fee' cited has been provided as a guide only. It has been calculated on the basis of a typical enrolment of a student undertaking the course in 2009, and reflects the cost involved in undertaking a full-time quota of units within the specified discipline.
    The actual fees charged by Deakin University will depend upon the discipline from which each individual unit is chosen, and may vary from the indicative course fee cited, particularly if units are chosen from a number of disciplines. The cost of each unit offered in 2009 can be viewed at
    Please note that the fees per unit/credit point may increase annually due to rises in the cost of course delivery and service.
    Deakin assumes no responsibility for persons relying on 'indicative course fees' to calculate the total future cost of their course.

    Course rules

    This course requires completion of 4 credit points of units from the Commercial Law units.  Students may include as part of their course a maximum of one unit chosen from the non-Law units list. Students without a law background will be required to complete the core unit MLM720 Introduction to Commercial Law.

    Students successfully completing this course can articulate into the Master of Commercial Law but will not be granted advanced standing for units completed.

    Course structure
    Commercial Law units
    Select up to 4 credit points of units from:

    MLC703 Principles of Income Tax Law  

    MLC710 Sport and the Law  

    MLC771 Law for Managers  

    MLM703 Chinese Commercial Law  

    MLM706 Corporate Governance  

    MLM711 International Environmental Law  

    MLM712 International Intellectual Property Law  

    MLM714 International Labour Law  

    MLM720 Introduction to Commercial Law  

    MLM721 International Competition Law and Policy  

    MLM731 Corporations Law  

    MLM740 International Commercial Law  

    MLM750 Human, Economic and Legal Rights  

    MLM770 Law and the Internet  

    MLM782 Indian Commercial Law  

    MLM785 International Law  

    MLM786 Electronic Crime  

    MLM790 Trade Practices Law  
    Non-Law units
    Select a maximum of one unit from:

    AIP776 Contemporary Perspectives on European Integration  

    AIR707 Global Governance  

    AIR719 The United Nations and International Law  

    AIR726 Human Rights in the International System  

    AIR728 International Political Economy  

    AIR751 International Humanitarian Law  

    MPC701 Information Systems for Business  

    MPR751/MPA751 Financial Reporting and Analysis  *

    MPE707 International Banking and Finance  

    MPF753 Finance  

    MPR732/MPK732 Marketing Management  *

    *MPR code denotes residential version of the unit

    Admission requirements - general
    Deakin University offers admission to postgraduate courses through a number of Admission categories.
    In all categories of admission, selection is based primarily on academic merit as indicated by an applicant's previous academic record.
    For more information on the Deakin Admissions Policy visit The Guide

    Admission requirements - specific
    This course is available to graduates in any discipline or to applicants who have 3-5 years' managerial level experience in a professionally relevant field.

    Advanced standing - general
    The University aims to provide students with as much credit as possible for approved prior study or informal learning which exceeds the normal entrance requirements for the course and is within the constraints of the course regulations. Students are required to complete a minimum of one-third of the course at Deakin University, or four credit points, whichever is the greater. In the case of certificates, including graduate certificates, a minimum of two credit points within the course must be completed at Deakin.

    You can also refer to the Advanced Standing System which outlines the credit that may be granted towards a Deakin University degree.

    Back to top
    How to apply

    Applications must be made directly to the university through the Applicant Portal referring to closing dates for applications as dates for particular courses may vary.

    Your faculty may require further information from you when submitting your application. Please refer to the faculty information website for further details.

    Back to top
    Further study
    M725 Master of Commercial Law (no advanced standing will be awarded for units completed)

Other programs related to business law

This site uses cookies.
If you continue navigating, the use of cookies is deemed to be accepted.
See more  |