Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast
Launceston Intensive Session June offering subject to a minimum enrolment of 10 students.
- 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||Faculty of Law
School of Law
|Discipline||School of Law|
5 Week Session Nov 2015: Meg Good
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||5 Week Session Nov||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic 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||9/11/2015||16/11/2015||25/11/2015||11/12/2015|
|Intensive Session Jun||22/6/2015||26/6/2015||2/7/2015||12/7/2015|
* 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 2015 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2015 will be available from the 1st October 2014.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|1||2015: $769.00||2015: $1,486.00||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: 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. Launceston: 6 hours a day on 3 days per week, with additional court visits and writing workshops as a group outside these times.
5 Week Session Nov: will be taught intensively during November. Hobart: 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. Off-campus: will be taught intensively during November, via the UTAS online learning environment. Recorded lectures will be available, as well as online seminars.
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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