Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast
- 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 critically and logically.
|Unit name||Introduction to Law|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Law
|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
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|5 Week Session Nov||2/11/2020||9/11/2020||20/11/2020||6/12/2020|
|Intensive Session Jun||22/6/2020||26/6/2020||3/7/2020||12/7/2020|
* 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 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2020: $835.00||2020: $1,729.00||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 week 1-13 plus 1 x 50 minute tutorial per week from weeks 2-12.
Intensive Session June: will be taught intensively in the June-July period.
Hobart: 2 x 50 minute lectures plus 1 x 50 minute tutorial daily.
Off Campus: will be taught intensively during June and July, via the UTAS online learning environment. Recorded lectures will be available, and students must complete online workbooks and post to the discussion board.
Intensive Session Nov: will be taught intensively during November, via the UTAS online learning environment. Recorded lectures will be available, and students must complete online workbooks.
Semester 1: online quizzes (10%), 1 x 1500 word legal essay (30%), 1 x take home exam (45%), Tutorial attendance and participation mark (15%).
Intensive Session June: online quizzes (10%), 1 x 1500 word legal essay (30%), 1 x take home exam (45%), Tutorial attendance and participation /Workbooks and Discussion Board participation (15%).
Intensive Session Nov: online quizzes (10%), 1 x 1500 word legal essay (30%), 1 x take home exam (45%), Tutorial attendance and participation /Workbooks and Discussion Board participation (15%).
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