Professional Development Courses

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Duration

The duration of the professional development courses can vary between a four-day intensive to three weeks.

How to apply

Select your preferred professional development course from the course calendar below, then complete the online application form. Applications must be received at least 15 working days prior to the course start date.

ANU College of Law Professional Development courses enable you to update or refresh your knowledge, expand your skillset, focus on a specialised area of law relating to your current role, or gain new knowledge and skills to prepare you for a new role.

Courses are taught by world-class academics and guest lecturers with real-world professional experience, and delivered in an intensive format of between four days to three weeks to suit working professionals.

Tailored professional development courses can be developed and delivered in-house at your workplace upon request.

Our professional development courses meet the continuing professional development (CPD) guidelines imposed as a condition on all practising certificates issued by the Law Society of the ACT. For more information on CPD, please refer to the ACT Law Society website.

Spring 2022 – Summer 2023 Courses 

Course

Code

Delivery

Dates

Legislation and Legislative Drafting

LAWS8104

Online

17 Oct – 21 Oct

Legal Framework of Regulation

LAWS8587

Online

7 – 15 Nov

Post Conflict Situations and International Law

LAWS8314

Online

14 – 17 Nov

International Law of The Environment

LAWS8264

Online

14 Nov – 2 Dec

Special Topics in Law - Cryptocurrencies and the Law

LAWS8148

Online

5 – 21 Dec

2023 courses

 

 

 

International Investment Treaty Law and Arbitration

LAWS8336

Online

5 Jan – 24 Feb

The Law of Weaponry and Targeting

LAWS8401

Online

9 Jan – 13 Jan

Cyber Warfare Law

LAWS8035

Online

16 Jan – 20 Jan

Principles of International Law

LAWS8182

On campus or online

16 Jan – 17 March

Strategic Issues in the Law of Armed Conflict

LAWS8409

Online

23 Jan – 27 Jan

Nuclear Weapons Law

LAWS8013

Online

30 Jan – 3 Feb

Introduction to Law, Governance and Development

LAWS8001

On campus or online

6 Feb – 29 March

International Criminal Law

LAWS8566

Online

15 Feb – 21 Feb

Advanced Contracts

LAWS8218

Online

20 Feb – 21 April

Equity and Contemporary Issues

LAWS8335

Online

20 Feb – 24 April

Law and Legal Institutions

LAWS8586

On campus

20 Feb – 7 April

Gender, Law and Development

LAWS8329

On campus or online

6 March – 25 April

Advanced Principles of International Law

LAWS8183

Online

TBC

Comparative Constitutional Law

LAWS8016

On Campus

TBC

 

Assessment

As a professional development course participant, you will be expected to prepare for, attend and participate in classes. You will not be required to complete assessment items and you will not receive a formal grade for the course.

Certification and credit

You will receive a Certificate of Attendance from the ANU College of Law for your participation in the course, but it is not possible to use the attendance as credit towards a degree program at ANU or any other university.

If you wish to gain status (credit) for the course you must apply as a non-award student or apply for a full degree program.

 

How to apply

To apply, select your preferred professional development course from the Course Calendar above, then complete the online application form.

Applications must be received at least 15 working days prior to the course start date.

 

Fees

$1,265 (inc. GST) per student, per course. This fee does not include any prescribed textbooks (if required).

Payment can be made online or by invoice. Refer to the online application form for further details. 

Full payment is required prior to the commencement of the course and fees are payable direct to the ANU College of Law by credit card, cheque, money order or invoice.

 
Discounted rates for ANU alumni

ANU alumni receive a 10% discount on professional development short courses ($1,138.50 (inc. GST) per student, per course).

You’ll find instructions on redeeming this discount in the online application form.

Discount cannot be used twice.

 

Discounted rates for Bulk Applications

A 10% discount can be applied to companies applying for five or more on professional development short courses ($1,138.50 (inc. GST) per student, per course).

You’ll find instructions on redeeming this discount in the online application form.

Discount cannot be used twice.

 

In-house professional development courses

These professional development courses also qualify for Continuing Professional Development points in most Australian states and territories and other common law jurisdictions. Applicants are advised to check with their professional association.

ANU is currently on the Australian Public Service Commission (APSC) Leadership, Learning and Development Panel approved to provide training for the Australian Public Service.

If you would like to talk to us about developing a tailored learning solution for your team or workplace, please email Marketing and Communications, ANU College of Law or call +61 2 6125 0900.

 

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