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MLL110 - Legal Principles and Skills

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Enrolment modes:

(B, S, W, X)

Credit point(s):1

Trimester 1, trimester 2

EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:(For Bachelor of Laws students only)
Unit chair:

P Perlen


P Perlen (B, X), S Cusamano (G), K Teh (W), A Naidu (X-CBD)

Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

 1 x 3 hour seminar per week

Note: It is highly recommended that LLB students study this unit in their first trimester. Online teaching methods require internet access. Please refer to the most current computer specifications.


The unit aims to equip students with fundamental legal skills and knowledge, which are the cornerstone of an excellent legal education. Topics include: the nature of the law; legal history; development of the Australian legal system; legal reasoning; statute law and statutory interpretation; legal research; and legal communication and writing and legal ethics.


Test (Online) 15%, Written Assignment (Essay and Bibliography) 2000 words 25%, Examination 2 hours 60%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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