This unit is for students enrolled in the Graduate Certificate in Parliamentary Law and Practice.
The purpose of this unit is to provide students with an in-depth understanding of the law, procedure and practice of parliaments and other related public law topics, such as the relationship of parliament to the executive and the courts. The course will examine common-law Westminster systems and their incorporation into the governments of Australia, New Zealand and the South Pacific.
|Unit name||Parliamentary Law, Practice and Procedure|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Law
Dr Peter Patmore and Associate Prof. Richard Herr
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Half Year Period 2||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Hobart||11 Week Session Apr||Off-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|
|Half Year Period 2||3/7/2017||5/8/2017||19/9/2017||4/12/2017|
|11 Week Session Apr||3/4/2017||20/4/2017||11/5/2017||19/6/2017|
* 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: $1,587.00||2017: $3,122.00||091199|
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.
- Pre-requisites: Admission to L5C Graduate Certificate in Parliamentary Law and Practice.
This unit will be taught through a mixture of intensive teaching and remote learning. The intensive course will be taught at the Hobart campus, and will be made up of five (5) days of intensive teaching, from 9:00am - 5:00pmFollowing the intensive course, students will study in a part-time capacity over a six month period. Students will be required to submit regular minor assessments and maintain contact with academic co-ordinators and other participants. This process will build toward the completion of a final research paper, which will be submitted to a relevant practice or academic journal.
Short assignment 30%; Final research paper 70%
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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