Graduate Certificate in Emerging Technologies and Law

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  • Awarded by

    RMIT Online

  • Qualification

    Graduate Certificate

  • Study Mode

    Online

  • Payment Options

    FEE-HELP may be availableUpfront payment

  • Duration

    12 months part-time or six months full-time

  • Start Date

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  • Course Fee

    Price may vary

  • Career Outcomes

    Policy Analyst | Public Policy Adviser | Cyber Security Officer | Risk Adviser | View all

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  • In a Nutshell

    Drive innovative legal practice and enhance your career opportunities in the digital age with this online Graduate Certificate in Emerging Technologies and Law course from RMIT Online. 

    The first of its kind in Australia, this graduate certificate equips students with the skills, knowledge and capabilities required to successfully meet the challenge of digital disruption in legal practice and policy. Delivered by leading tax, blockchain and digital lawyer Joni Pirovich, this qualification is cutting-edge and current for the challenges of today's changing digital world.

    In this graduate certificate course, you'll gain an understanding of the impact of emerging technologies on society, ethics and regulation, and study the legal and policy frameworks for adopting emerging technologies. It is comprised of four courses. See our Subjects section for more info or enquire to receive a course brochure.

    Suited for applicants working professionally in related roles, this qualification will strengthen your practice and enhance your career opportunities. With flexible, online delivery, this graduate certificate provides 24/7 access to course content, and the dedicated support of RMIT Online's world-class student support team.

    The first of its kind in Australia, this qualification is a unique and highly relevant tool for a rapidly changing world. 

  • What You'll Need to Get In

    To be eligible to study this course, applicants must have an Australian bachelor degree or equivalent.

    Applicants with a minimum of five years' full-time work experience in the fields of law, policy or technology may also be considered for this graduate certificate.

  • Subject Breakdown

    This graduate certificate is comprised of four courses:

    Core:

    • Law and policy for emerging technologies
    • Data and privacy in the digital age
    • Innovative legal practice

    Elective — choose from either:

    • Developing blockchain strategy and cyber security risk and governance
    • Developing AI strategy and cyber security risk and governance
  • Why RMIT Online?

    Looking for a world-class education experience that you can receive from the comfort of your own home? Turn to RMIT Online! Check out their range of online degrees or upskill faster with a short course and prepare to excel your career. With RMIT Online, you’ll build real-world skills, work closely with their respected industry partners and get the knowledge to transform your career. Being RMIT accredited means you’ll be recognised by one of the most innovative and respected technology institutions in Australia.

    Studying online doesn’t mean you have to go through the learning journey solo. When you study with RMIT Online you’ll be connected with a support team and a global network of industry experts, academics and peers, who will help you every step of the way. Whether you have a technical issue, feel bogged down and need someone to talk to or struggling with an assignment - they’ve got the right people to help get you to where you want to be.

  • Where will this course take you?

    Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Graduate Certificate in Emerging Technologies and Law from RMIT Online.

    This qualification will equip you with the skills required to effectively meet and manage digital change in the areas of law and policy development. You'll learn how to develop data breach response plans, cyber security risk management plans, AI and blockchain strategies, and ethics and regulatory compliance for take-up of emerging technologies.

    After completing this qualification, you may choose to seek employment or consulting roles assisting legal and government bodies to manage digital disruption and adopt new technologies. You may also choose to take on additional responsibilities in your current role. The first of its kind in Australia, this qualification ensures you'll have the contemporary skills and insights needed to succeed.

  • Career Outcomes

    Wondering where a career in government could take you? Potential job outcomes may include:

  • Let's talk price

    The fee for each course is $3,840 per course.

    The total cost for this program is $15,360 (all four courses), plus a capped Student Services and Amenities Fee based on your credit point enrolment load.

    RMIT Online offers flexible payment options to help meet your needs. FEE-HELP and other support may be available. Please contact RMIT Online for more information about payment options.

    FEE-HELP

    You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

    This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, you may not need to pay upfront.

    Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees directly to the provider on your behalf. You'll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $46,620 (2020-21 income year). 

    Find out more about government study loans here.

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To be eligible to study this course, applicants must have an Australian bachelor degree or equivalent.

Applicants with a minimum of five years' full-time work experience in the fields of law, policy or technology may also be considered for this graduate certificate.

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