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Graduate Certificate in Insurance Law

Overview

This program will train you in insurance law and will suit you if you work in the insurance industry or would like to.

This graduate certificate will provide you with training in a variety of aspects of insurance law. The program is specifically designed for those who aren't lawyers but need to understand the law governing a variety of different insurance contracts.

Courses cover the legal aspects of general insurance, life insurance, insurance in a commercial context and insurance in the global economy.

The program is taught in partnership with the Australian College of Insurance Studies (ACIS).

Location
St Lucia
Duration
Half Year (or part time equivalent)
Start Semester
Semester 1 (22 Feb, 2021)
Program Code
5459
AQF
Level 8

Program highlights

Program highlights

  • Learn from lecturers who are nationally acclaimed experts in their fields.
  • Gain entry with your qualifications or insurance industry experience.

1 in Queensland for law

QS World University Rankings 2021

How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials

What you'll study

At UQ, degrees are called 'programs' and subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study in this program:

  • Principles of General Insurance Law
  • Insurance and Commercial Law
  • Principles of Life Insurance Law
  • Insurance in a Global Economy

See all courses in this program

See program rules [PDF]

In Semester 2, 2021, we'll be teaching on campus, with online options for students who can't attend in person. Course delivery modes may change in future semesters.

Career possibilities

Postgraduate study can take you anywhere. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • Insurance consultant
  • Insurance professional

Entry requirements

Prerequisites

To enrol in the program, a person must be part of an approved cohort; and
  • hold a bachelor degree (or equivalent), with a GPA of 4; or
  • have completed post-secondary study and five years of full-time work experience, approved by the Executive Dean; or
  • have completed seven years of full-time work experience, approved by the Executive Dean.
Approved cohort means one or more persons from a company or corporate client as approved by agreement with the Executive Dean.

Prerequisites

To enrol in the program, a person must be part of an approved cohort; and
  • hold a bachelor degree (or equivalent), with a GPA of 4; or
  • have completed post-secondary study and five years of full-time work experience, approved by the Executive Dean; or
  • have completed seven years of full-time work experience, approved by the Executive Dean.
Approved cohort means one or more persons from a company or corporate client as approved by agreement with the Executive Dean.

Need help meeting the entry requirements?

We can help you meet the academic or English language requirements for your preferred program.

If you haven’t completed the prerequisites, we can help.

Learn about pathway options

Student visas

This program does not meet the eligibility requirements for an Australian Student visa (subclass 500).

To study this program in Australia you will need a temporary visa or residency status with study entitlement. Some programs can also be studied from outside Australia.

Contact us for more information

Fees and Scholarships

Indicative annual fee

AUD $18,080

Indicative annual fee 2021

This indicative annual fee is the approximate cost of enrolling in the Graduate Certificate in Insurance Law for one semester in 2021. It is calculated based on a standard full-time study load (8 units per semester).

Actual fees will vary according to your choice of courses, their unit value, and the actual duration of your program. The University indexes tuition fees each year.

Learn more about postgraduate fees

Government assistance

Financial aid

As an international student, you might be eligible for financial aid – either from your home country, or from the Australian Government.

Learn more about financial aid

FEE-HELP

Domestic students who are accepted into the Graduate Certificate in Insurance Law pay tuition fees.

FEE-HELP is an Australian Government loan scheme to assist eligible students with the cost of their tuition fees.

Learn more about FEE-HELP

Centrelink support

Scholarships

Scholarships

How to apply

Applying online

All international applications should be submitted to UQ. The program code for the Graduate Certificate in Insurance Law is 5459

International students who want to study this program will not be eligible for a Student Visa (subclass 500). 

To study this program in Australia, you will need an Australian visa or residency status with sufficient study entitlement. Some programs can also be studied from outside Australia. 

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Important dates

Important dates

The closing date for this program is:

  • To commence study in semester 1 - January 31 of the year of commencement.

To learn more about UQ dates, including semester start dates, view the Academic Calendar.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants

For support with applying - or if you have any questions about Uni - get in touch with our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit.

Contact the ATSIS Unit