Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice

Approved Abbreviation: GradDipLegPrac

Western Sydney University Course Code: 2668.1

AQF Level: 8

CRICOS Code: 048997J

Course Status: INACTIVE
This version of the course is no longer offered. Please use the course search to find courses currently available.

This course is only available to Western Sydney University LLB students.

This course offers a practical legal training at the postgraduate level. It is designed for those who are seeking to be accredited as legal practitioners and is directed at those who hold an undergraduate legal qualification from Western Sydney University

Units may be revised or replaced to ensure students are provided with up to date curriculum throughout their studies, and this may result in a new course version. Refer to the Check My Course Progress page in MySR for the most up to date information for your course.

Study Mode
One year full-time or two years part-time.

Course Advice

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Parramatta Campus - Victoria RoadFull TimeInternalPaul Rogers

Advanced standing

Applicants may be eligible for advanced standing in F7030 Professional Legal Skills.

This course is accredited with the Legal Profession Admission Board (LPAB) as satisfying the requirements for admission to practice in New South Wales.


Applicants must have successfully completed 12 core units from the University's LLB course.

Applications from Australian and New Zealand citizens and holders of permanent resident visas must be made via the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC).

Applicants who have undertaken studies overseas may have to provide proof of proficiency in English. Local and International applicants who are applying through the Universities Admissions Centre (UAC) will find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on the UAC website. Local applicants applying directly to the University should also use the information provided on the UAC website.

International applicants must apply directly to Western Sydney University via the International Office.

International students applying to The University through the International Office can find details of minimum English proficiency requirements and acceptable proof on their website.

Overseas qualifications must be deemed by the Australian Education International - National Office of Overseas Skills Recognition (AEI-NOOSR) to be equivalent to Australian qualifications in order to be considered by UAC and Western Sydney University.

Course Structure

This course is only available to Western Sydney University students who have completed or will complete the skills components of the core LLB units at The University; or who have previously completed F7031 Professional Legal Skills; or will be completing F7030 Professional Legal Skills in Quarter 1 (Summer session).

Qualification for this award requires the successful completion of 80 credit points which includes four core units (20 credit points each) plus a professional placement.

Students must complete all other units prior to enrolling for their Professional Legal Placement.

Core Units

F7030Professional Legal Skills
F7031Legal Practice: Ethics and Management
F7032Transactional Legal Practice
F7033Litigious Legal Practice

Professional Legal Placement

F7034Professional Legal Practice

This unit must be undertaken in order to gain admission to practice in NSW.

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