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Graduate Diploma in Legislative Drafting - Learning outcomes

The primary goal of this diploma program is to provide students with a basic preparation to assume responsibility for planning and drafting legislation of all types including statutes, regulations and bylaws. The core learning outcomes are listed below.

After completing the program, students should be able to:

  1. Write legislative text grammatically and clearly in English;
  2. Analyze legislative instructions, seek clarification if necessary, and convert them into legally effective legislative text;
  3. Prepare a legislative outline with a coherent structure, considering the purpose of each element;
  4. Draft the elements of legislation;
  5. Draft independently a complete piece of legislation suitable for consideration by lawmakers.

Updated May 26, 2023 by Digital & Web Operations (