2020 unit information
Classes and seminars in Trimester 2, 2020 will be online.
Last updated: 2 June 2020
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
2h class + 1h seminar per week
2h class (recordings provided) + 1h online seminar per week
The Foundations of Law unit will allow students to:
These are the Learning Outcomes (ULO) for this UnitAt the completion of this Unit, successful students can:
Demonstrate a critical understanding of the formation, structure and administration of the legal system in Australia.
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilitiesGLO3: Digital literacyGLO4: Critical thinkingGLO6: Self-management
Apply relevant reasoning and interpretation methodologies to analyse case law and legislation.
Undertake independent legal research, and apply appropriate research strategies, to locate relevant primary and secondary sources of law.
Construct a written solution to a complex legal problem by analysing relevant factual, legal and policy issues.
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilitiesGLO2: CommunicationGLO3: Digital literacyGLO4: Critical thinkingGLO5: Problem solvingGLO6: Self-management
These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year
The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.
The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via the link below: MLM704 Note: Select the relevant trimester reading list. Please note that a future teaching period's reading list may not be available until a month prior to the start of that teaching period so you may wish to use the relevant trimester's prior year reading list as a guide only.
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