Taught entirely online, the ANU Graduate Certificate of New Technologies Law gives you the skills and knowledge to accelerate your career. Understand the application - and evolution - of the law in the digital era.
This program is ideal for those who have completed a Bachelor’s degree in another discipline and wish to develop their knowledge of Australian and international legal systems and 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 upon completion of Law and Legal Institutions (LAWS8586).
The Graduate of Certificate of New Technologies Law provides a flexible structure and includes a range of law electives, including information technology, legal app development, blockchain and legal innovation, cyber warfare, artificial intelligence and media law.
For students who do not have a law degree, this program includes a compulsory six unit course on Digital Economies and the Law that is available twice a year and which covers introductory topics in Contract Law, Law of Torts, and Statutory Interpretation.
To see the full range of courses available, please visit Programs and Courses.
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 international research reputations and draw upon ANU Law’s strategic 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
Courses under this program are delivered entirely online, offering the ability to fit your studies around your professional and personal commitments.
The Graduate Certificate of New Technologies Law equips you with the skills and knowledge to analyse complex legal problems, and apply legal frameworks to new technologies. In a world increasingly shaped by digital disruption, you'll have the ability and confidence to navigate change and succeed in the legal profession.
Upon completion, 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.
ANU is ranked in the top 20 in the world for the study of law (QS World Rankings by Subject 2019/20).
Possessing particular expertise in constitutional and administrative law, international law, environmental law, governance and national security, our academic experts provide national research leadership on the most important legal, regulatory and governance challenges facing Australia, the Asia-Pacific region and the world.
Small group teaching provides postgraduate law students with increased opportunities to interact and engage with academic experts, visiting guest speakers and other students.
If you're a domestic student applying for the Graduate Certificate of New Technologies Law in 2021, you're eligible to receive the ANU Short Courses Scholarship. The scholarship significantly reduces the fee of the program to $7,252 (down from $17,590). All eligible applicants will receive notification of the discount in their admissions offer or by a separate letter of offer.
Tuition fees are calculated based on residency and the program of study. Check the Graduate Certificate of New Technologies Law Programs and Courses page to find out more about fees for this degree.