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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. 

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Choose CDU for postgraduate law and legal studies courses

  • #4 in Australia for law and paralegal starting salaries

    According to the Good Universities Guide 2022

  • 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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2022

3 year/s Full-time
6 year/s Part-time
3 year/s Full-time
CDU Waterfront Darwin, Online
CDU Waterfront Darwin
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