Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast
The Teaching Dates for the Intensive Session June Availability are:
Week 1 starting June 19th 2017:
Week 2 starting Monday 26th June
Week 3 starting Monday 3 July
- To give students a "feel" for the study of the law. This includes understanding approaches to legal problems and issues, classification of various areas of the law, skills that need to be developed to study law, the scope and dynamics of legal systems, roles and responsibilities of the legal profession.
- To develop, at an introductory level, the intellectual skills of fact-finding, analysis, reasoning, evaluation and communication necessary for further study in law and other disciplines at university level.
- To encourage students to think logically.
|Unit name||Introduction to Law|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Law
Dr Kerryn Brent
Dr Kerryn Brent
Kate Cashman (Intensive Session June Availability)
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||5 Week Session Nov||Off-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Hobart||Intensive Session Jun||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
|Cradle Coast||Semester 1||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
Units are offered as On-campus where the majority of teaching will occur at the campus identified. Units offered Off-campus generally have no requirement for attendance at a physical university campus unless the unit has practical or fieldwork components*: the campus indicated for an Off-Campus unit is the one at which teaching is administered from.
*Please read the Unit Introduction in the Course and Unit Handbook for attendance requirements for units offered in Off-campus mode.
|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|5 Week Session Nov||6/11/2017||13/11/2017||22/11/2017||8/12/2017|
|Intensive Session Jun||19/6/2017||26/6/2017||2/7/2017||12/7/2017|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 will be available from the 1st October 2016.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2017: $793.00||2017: $1,561.00||091103|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
Semester 1: 2 x 50 minutes lectures plus 1 x 50 minute tutorial per week.
Intensive Session June: will be taught intensively in the June-July period. Hobart: Combination of 50 minute tutorials (at least 1 per day) and small Lecture/Seminar classes, with additional court visits and writing workshops as a group outside these times. Off Campus: will be taught intensively during June, via the UTAS online learning environment. Recorded lectures will be available, as well as online interactive tutorials
5 Week Session Nov: will be taught intensively during November, via the UTAS online learning environment. Recorded lectures will be available, as well as online interactive tutorials.
Semester 1: 1 x 500 word legal essay, 1 x 750 word legal essay, 1 x 1000 word legal essay, a Selective Reflective Journal, 1 x In-class exam.
Intensive Session June: 1 x 750 word legal essay (20%), 1 x 1000 word legal essay (30%); class attendance and participation (10%); and 1 x take-home exam (40%).
5 Week Session Nov: 1 x 1000 word legal essay (20%), 1 x 1500 word legal essay (30%); class attendance and participation (15%); and 1 x take-home exam (35%).
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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