* 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).
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.
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.
Semester 4: 1 x 750 word legal essay (20%), 1 x 1000 word legal essay (30%); 1 x Presentation (10%); and 1 x take-home exam linked to presentation (40%)
Semester 1: 2 x 50 minutes lectures plus 1 x 50 minute tutorial per week
Semester 4 offering will be taught intensively in the period 24 Jun to 12 Jul 2013. 2 x 50 minute lectures plus 1 x 50 minute seminar daily, with additional court visits and writing workshops as a group outside these times.
FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS Note: Class attendance may still be required
Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.
Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.