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Graduate Diploma in Competition Law
The graduate program in competition law provides students with specialised expertise and skills in this interdisciplinary area of law. In its content and teaching staff, the program recognises the economic character of competition law and offers an applied focus on issues arising in practice. As well as providing students with a detailed understanding of the law regulating competition in Australia, current debates on competition law reform and international and comparative perspectives are incorporated into the program.
Melbourne Law School also offers a one-day seminar called Competition Law Overview, providing students with a basic grounding in the competition provisions of the Trade Practices Act 1974.
The Graduate Diploma in Competition Law focuses on:
* The law regulating competition in Australia
* Economic theories and policies underpinning and influencing the operation of competition law
* How competition law operates in practice and, in particular, the processes and issues involved in dealing with regulatory agencies and courts
* Current debates on the reform of competition law
* The application of competition law knowledge in a commercial context International and comparative perspectives and influences on competition law.
Course Structure & Available Subjects:
Students must complete four subjects from the prescribed list. Students who do not have a law degree from a common law jurisdiction or any prior legal studies or experience are also expected to complete the two-day preliminary subject Australian Legal Process and Legal Institutions. This preliminary subject does not count towards the four subjects of the Graduate Diploma.