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Postgraduate eguide : 2010
36 www.uow.eDu.Au/future/poStgrAD poStgrADuAte guIDe 2010 The Faculty of Law’s postgraduate coursework and higher degree research programs are characterised by a commitment to interdisciplinary approaches, international perspectives and practical professional skills. Graduates of our Graduate Diploma, Masters and Doctoral programs are pursuing successful careers in law firms, government departments, law enforcement agencies, financial institutions and universities throughout Australia and across the globe. The UOW Faculty of Law is one of Australia’s leaders in interdisciplinary law-related research, with particular strengths in: Ocean resources and security Transnational crime prevention The intersection of law, society and culture Our academic staff bring their credentials, expertise and professional experience to postgraduate coursework teaching and higher degree research supervision. There is a strong international dimension to our academic staff profile—faculty members hold qualifications from a diverse range of countries, including: Australia, Bangladesh, Canada, the Czech Republic, Germany, Ghana, Indonesia, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, the United Kingdom and the USA. We are committed to providing our postgraduate students with an academic environment that is collegial, stimulating, intellectually rigorous and supportive; one that is conducive to exploring law’s role in the myriad challenges that we face in the 21st century. SPEcIALIST cENTRES AUSTRALIAN NATIONAL cENTRE FOR OcEAN RESOURcES AND SEcURITY (ANcORS) ancors.uow.edu.au ANCORS is Australia’s only multi-disciplinary university-based centre dedicated to research, debate and education on national and international ocean law, security and cooperation, and natural marine resource management. cENTRE FOR TRANSNATIONAL cRIME PREVENTION ctcp.uow.edu.au The Centre for Transnational Crime Prevention (CTCP) is a unique multi-disciplinary centre established to address the challenging problems posed by transnational crime, including in areas such as anti-corruption, international financial crime, intelligence and security, terrorism, cyber crime, transnational organised crime, drugs and arms trafficking, international cooperation and capacity building. LEGAL INTERSEcTIONS RESEARch cENTRE www.uow.edu.au/law/LIRc The Legal Intersections Research Centre (LIRC) fosters and promotes a range of research programs and endeavours at law’s edges, with a strong emphasis on cross-disciplinary perspectives. LEGAL PRAcTIcE UNIT www.uow.edu.au/law/plt The Legal Practice Unit within the UOW Faculty of Law is accredited by the admitting authority in NSW, the Legal Profession Admission Board, to offer instruction through its Professional Legal Training Course (the PLT Course). cOURSEWORK DEGREES GRADUATE cERTIFIcATE IN TRANSNATIONAL cRIME PREVENTION Starting sessions Autumn/Spring Location Wollongong Availability FT/PT Duration 6 months UOW’s unique Transnational Crime coursework program focuses on international and comparative criminal law, politics, corporate and other financial crime, computer crime, international relations, intelligence, terrorism and organised crime. MOREu GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN LEGAL PRAcTIcE Starting sessions Autumn/Spring Location Wollongong Availability FT/PT Duration 20 weeks The Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice provides Law graduates with the opportunity to complete, through a flexible learning delivery mode, the admission requirements to practise as a solicitor in New South Wales, Australia. MOREu GRADUATE cERTIFIcATE IN LAW (cRIMINAL PROSEcUTIONS) Starting sessions Autumn/Spring Location Wollongong Availability FT/PT Duration 6 months This program is the only postgraduate qualification in law in Australia specialising in criminal prosecutions. It emphasises ethical, skilful and responsible prosecuting, and has equal relevance to those involved in criminal defence work. MOREu MASTER OF LAWS (cRIMINAL PROSEcUTIONS) Starting sessions Autumn/Spring Location Wollongong Availability FT/PT Duration 1 year This course is for professionals seeking to expand their knowledge in the discipline and to develop their practice skills as prosecutors. The program covers both domestic practice and important areas of transnational prosecuting. MOREu MASTER OF MARITIME POLIcY Starting sessions Autumn/Spring Location Wollongong Availability FT/PT Duration 1 year The Master of Maritime Policy is for those working in the field of maritime policy or maritime transport. It places particular emphasis on developments in oceans governance in the Asia – Pacific Region. MOREu MASTER OF MARITIME STUDIES Starting sessions Autumn/Spring Location Wollongong Availability FT/PT Duration 1 year The Master of Maritime Studies is designed to meet the professional development requirements of those working in marine fields, such as navies, relevant government departments and agencies, NGOs and the private sector, or those who intend to pursue a career in a maritime or related field. MOREu 36 poStgrAD.uow.eDu.Au 2010 poStgrAD CourSe guIDe