Courses & Units

Legal Systems LAW122

Hobart, Launceston

Note:

The July Intensive Session will run: 1-8 July, 2020

Introduction

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.

Summary

Unit name Legal Systems
Unit code LAW122
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Law
Discipline Law
Coordinator

Semester 2 – Charlotte Hunn

Intensive Session July – Margaret Otlowski

Teaching staff

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Launceston Intensive Session Jul On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 13/7/2020 10/8/2020 31/8/2020 18/10/2020
Intensive Session Jul 29/6/2020 2/7/2020 5/7/2020 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 2019.

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Fees

Domestic

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.

Requisites

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Standard Offering (Hobart):

2 hours per week of guided content delivery, a fortnightly seminar and a weekly Zoom “drop in” session hosted by a lecturer.

Intensive Offering:

Teaching will be online only and occur over 6 days – 2 hours of guided content delivery each morning and interactive sessions in the afternoon including seminar delivery and Q&A’s.

Assessment

Assessment Task 1: Quiz 5%

Assessment Task 2: Case note (750 words) 25%

Assessment Task 3: Practical exercise (750 words) 25%

Assessment Task 4: Take Home Exam 45%

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Textbooks

Required

Recommended

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