Study programs

Get firsthand, unrivalled experience in commercial law, alternate dispute resolution, international trade, arbitration or the criminal justice system.

Our past overseas study programs have covered the US, India, China and Sri Lanka.

Chinese Commercial Law Study Program

Experience intensive in-country studies of Chinese commercial law through this law study program. You’ll learn all about trading and investing in China and will have the chance to visit: 

  • the China International Economic and Trade Arbitration Commission
  • the Shanghai World Financial Centre 
  • Jun He Law Firm – one of China’s biggest law firms 
  • the Great Wall of China 
  • Tiananmen Square 
  • Rouse & Co International 
  • the Chinese law courts 
  • Chinese foreign ventures 
  • intellectual property authorities in China.

Students will also get a briefing from the Australian Embassy or Consulate on Australia–China bilateral relations.

United States Criminal Justice Study Program

Study American criminal procedure to develop a comparative perspective on the operation of the criminal justice systems in the United States and Australia.

The specialist curriculum content of this program will be taught by leading academics and local practitioners at the University of North Carolina.

Students will also travel to Washington DC where they will:

  • hear from prosecutors working for the Department of Justice (specialising in organised crime and drug prosecutions)
  • get to see state and federal courts (including the US Supreme Court)
  • visit congress and other iconic legal sites.

Deakin Business School study programs

Deakin Business School also runs study programs, some of which Deakin Law School students may be eligible to apply for. 

Learn more about Deakin Business School study programs

Contact us

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