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Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice

Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice


The Graduate Diploma of Legal Practice (GDLP) is an internationally recognised qualification that builds on your experience gained during the Professional Legal Studies Course (Profs).

The GDLP looks closely at the real world of legal practice and features scheduled interactions with an experienced practitioner mentor to guide you through analysing and reflecting on professionalism in practice.

Upon graduation of the programme, you will also benefit from one subject credit towards the College’s LLM (Applied Law) programme, which will allow you to specialise in your chosen area of practice. In addition, you will also be able to claim CPD points.



  • Gain insight into a legal career and the role of a newly qualified lawyer in legal practice
  • Take your skills to the next level
  • Includes scheduled interactions with an experienced practitioner mentor
  • Obtain your qualification and get one subject credit towards the LLM
  • Gain an internationally recognised qualification
  • A great option if you are not ready to commit to an LLM just yet



Start date Census Date End Date
12 February 2024 28 February 2024 12 April 2024
13 May 2024 29 May 2024 12 July 2024
12 August 2024 28 August 2024 11 October 2024
11 November 2024 27 November 2024 17 January 2025


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The GDLP programme is delivered by College of Law Limited in Australia in association with College of Law New Zealand. College of Law Australia is a self-accrediting Higher Education Provider within the Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA) regulatory framework. The programme is fully compliant with the Australian Qualifications Framework.

It should be noted that this GDLP programme is not accredited by the NZQA

Programme Details


Programme structure

To complete the GDLP, you will need to have completed the Profs programme and complete the seven modules of the course.

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Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Find out more about the skills you will gain from this programme.

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Payment Options

Fees and payment options

Information about subject fees in 2022.

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