Professional Certificate in Space Law (ProfCertSpaceLaw)

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Space law is an emerging area for exploration, science, innovation and business. The Professional Certificate in Space Law prepares students for the regulatory and policy challenges in that future. Students will learn how to apply principles of space law to solve legal problems and critique the law from ethical and practical perspectives.

The Professional Certificate in Space Law is a non-AQF program. This program has a standard full-time duration of 0.25 years however can only be taken part-time for a duration of 0.5 years.


Program Maximum Duration: As specified in Table 1 of the Coursework Academic Programs Policy, this program must be completed within a Maximum Duration which includes any periods of non-enrolment, leave of absence or approved study at other institutions for credit towards a Program. 

Academic Program Rules for Professional Certificate in Space Law

There shall be a Professional Certificate in Space Law.

Qualification Requirements
Academic Program: 

To qualify for the degree of Professional Certificate in Space Law, the student must complete satisfactorily a program of study consisting of any two of the following three courses with a combined total of not less than 6 units.

Core Courses

To satisfy the requirements for Core Courses students must complete courses to the value of 6 units.

Subject / Catalogue Course Title Unit Value
LAW 7190 Commercial Space Law 3
LAW 7172 Strategic Space Law 3
LAW 7194 Law Research Project 3