Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast
Launceston Intensive – Friday 7 July until Friday 14 July 2017 10am until 2pm plus an additional 5 days to complete the take home exam due on Thursday 20 July.
Cradle Coast Intensive – Wednesday 28 June until Wednesday 5 July 2017 10am until 2pm plus an additional 5 days to complete the take home exam due on Monday 10 July.
This unit provides an introductory overview of the interplay between the various legal systems which impact on our contemporary Australian legal regime. Specifically, the unit will consider the Aboriginal legal system (before and after white settlement), the reception and application of the Common Law legal system, and the modern impact of the public international legal system.
|Unit name||Legal Systems|
|Faculty/School||Faculty of Law
School of Law
|Discipline||School of Law|
Dr Gail Lugten
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 2||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
|Launceston||8 Week Session Jul||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Cradle Coast||Intensive Session Jul||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|
|Intensive Session Jul||26/6/2017||28/6/2017||1/7/2017||5/7/2017|
|8 Week Session Jul||3/7/2017||14/7/2017||29/7/2017||25/8/2017|
* 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.
Standard Offering (Hobart):
2 x 50 minute lectures (run consecutively) each week for 13 weeks, plus one 50 x minute seminar each week for 9 weeks during the semester.
Note that this is a blended unit combining face-to-face and online teaching sessions.
Intensive Offering (Launceston and Cradle Coast Campus)
Launceston – Daily workshop 10am-2pm
As this is an intensive teaching unit, students will be expected to do some further learning activities outside the workshop hours. This will be a blended unit combining face-to-face and online teaching sessions.
Standard Offering (Hobart):
Mooting performance report 20%,
Intensive Offering (Launceston, Cradle Coast Campus):
1 x 5 minute oral presentation providing judgement in an international law moot case 20%
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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