UC’s Graduate Certificate in Government Law is an elite program tailored for public sector law professionals and consultants looking for further career success.
Addressing issues at the core of legal practice within the public sector, the program offers advanced insight into government practice in the world of the Cloud, FOI, Public-Private Sector Partnerships, the GDPR and Big Data.
What’s in it for you?
Facilitated by experienced government solicitors
Assessments modeled on workplace tasks
This unit provides participants with an in-depth look at areas of law that are critical for legal professionals within or servicing government:
This unit provides participants with a detailed analysis of the relevant provisions of the following pieces of legislation:
This unit aims to provide a comprehensive overview of the professional practice of government lawyers, reviewing:
This unit covers a core of government practice, the procurement and contracting of goods and services, reviewing:
The program has been designed in consultation with members of the Australian Government Lawyers Network, the ACT Law Society Government Law Committee, IP Australia, Canberra Law School and the Institute for Governance and Policy Analysis of the University of Canberra.
Canberra Law School is the ACT’s local, professionally focused law school. It is a dynamic school ranked among the top five law schools nationally for generic skills development. Our research is rated as “performance at world standard” by the Australian Research Council (ARC). We provide an outstanding experience for undergraduate and graduate students.
Canberra Law School integrates the best of academia with the best of practice in high quality teaching teams to ensure that its programs are fit for purpose and provide space for exploration and practice of new skills and thinking. The educators are all seasoned government practitioners with significant academic experience. They are well suited to building the knowledge and skills of participants.
The course will also utilise the skills of current and former APS members to speak on both hot and perennial issues to provide additional insight and value to participants.