Postgraduate Short Courses
In as little as 6 months, you can complete a Graduate Certificate to gain specialist knowledge in your field. Designed for working professionals who already hold an undergraduate degree, these fast and flexible qualifications can be studied 100% online.Explore courses
Choose CDU for postgraduate law and legal studies courses
#4 in Australia for law and paralegal employment outcomes
According to the Good Universities Guide 2023
30 years' experience in distance and online education
We have what it takes to support flexible study
Focus on unique Indigenous and Asia Pacific perspectives
Learn from cultural experts and benefit from strong links to Northern Australia and South East Asia
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How to apply for postgraduate coursesFind out more
Take the next step in your career and apply for a postgraduate course at CDU.
Find out how to apply for postgraduate courses at CDU, as well as information about application fees and how to accept your offer.
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At CDU, there's a study pathway for everyone.
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Whatever your motivation is, we can guide you in the right direction. With on-campus, online, part-time and full-time study options, you'll have the flexibility and support to do it your way.
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A chance at a second careerREAD MORE
Mauro Del Citto is proof that anyone can make a mid-life career change. Mauro was in his early forties when he decided to make the switch from health administration to pursue a career in law. He recently took time out of his busy career to tell us about his journey and the massive challenges he overcame along the way.
Tips to succeed as a postgrad parentREAD MORE
Starting a postgraduate degree as a working parent may seem daunting at first, but before you file it in the “too hard” basket, read our tips to make study and parenthood doable.
Financial support for study: What help can I get?Read more
Beginning or returning to study can have huge rewards in terms of improving your quality of life and income potential once qualified, but like anything worthwhile, it takes time and money to get there. There is help out there for you.