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MLP301 - Sentencing Law and Practice

Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:(Not available to Bachelor of Law students)
Unit chair:

M Bagaric

Prerequisite:Nil
Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with:

MLL319

Contact hours: 3 x 1 hour classes per week
Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

Sentencing outcomes are delivered in approximately 400 000 cases per year throughout Australia. The law in this area is complex and changes rapidly as a result of developments in criminological research and community expectations. This unit will provide students with an understanding of sentencing law principles and practices across Australia.

Assessment

Written Assignment 1500 words 20%, Test (Multiple Choice) 20%, Examination 2 hours 60%

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1283$1283$3049$3151

* 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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