MLM704 - Foundations of Law


2021 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125


Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

2h class + 1h seminar per week

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

2h class (recordings provided) + 1h online seminar per week


The Foundations of Law unit will allow students to:

  • demonstrate a critical understanding of the formation, structure and administration of the legal system in Australia
  • 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.

Unit Fee Information

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