Graduate Certificate of New Technologies Law

Graduate Certificate of New Technologies Law


Six months full-time. Up to three years part-time.

Entry requirements

A Bachelor degree with a minimum of 4 out of 7 GPA.

How to apply

Domestic postgraduate applications

International postgraduate applications

Program description

The ANU Graduate Certificate of New Technologies Law is taught entirely online. It will help you understand the application and evolution of the law in the digital era and provide you with the skills you’ll need to accelerate your career.

This program is ideal for those who have completed a Bachelor degree in another discipline and want to develop their knowledge of Australian and international legal systems. You’ll learn how laws are created, interpreted and applied to new technologies.

The Graduate Certificate of New Technologies Law also provides a pathway to the ANU Master of Laws (LLM) for graduates from non-cognate disciplines.

This degree provides a flexible learning structure, so you can learn in the way that suits you best. A range of topics are covered throughout the course, including, information technology, legal app development, blockchain and legal innovation, cyber warfare, artificial intelligence and media law.

This program caters to students with or without a law background.

To see the full range of available courses, please visit our Programs and courses webpage.

Student experience

As an ANU College of Law student, you'll learn from leading academics, world-renowned guest lecturers and industry experts from Australia and around the world. All courses are taught by staff with expertise in international research and draw upon ANU Law’s location in the national capital.

You'll also benefit from a range of real-world learning opportunities that are unique to studying law at ANU, including international e-moot competitions and legal hackathons.

Mode of delivery

This program is delivered entirely online, so you’ll be able to fit your studies around your professional and personal commitments.


The Graduate Certificate of New Technologies Law will give you the skills and knowledge to analyse complex legal problems and apply legal frameworks to new technologies. In a world that’s increasingly shaped by digital disruption, you'll have the ability and confidence to navigate change and succeed in the legal profession.

As a graduate of this program, you'll join the prestigious and highly recognised ANU College of Law alumni network that boasts more than 21,000 professionals in Australia and around the globe.

Academic experts

ANU is ranked as one of the top 25 universities in the world for studying law (QS World Rankings by Subject, 2022).

Our academics have particular expertise in constitutional and administrative law, international law, environmental law, governance and national security. Many also provide national research leadership on the most important legal, regulatory and governance challenges facing Australia, the Asia-Pacific region and the world.

Our small classes will provide you with opportunities to interact and engage with academic experts, visiting guest speakers and other students.


Tuition fees are calculated based on residency and the program of study. Check the Programs and Courses webpage to find out more about fees for this degree.

Program and Courses

For information on admission requirements, fees, courses, electives, suggested study patterns and more see Programs and Courses »

Updated:  10 August 2015/Responsible Officer:  College General Manager, ANU College of Law/Page Contact:  Law Marketing Team