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Unit name Ethics, Social Responsibility and the Law
Unit code LAW181
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Law
Discipline Law|Philosophy and Gender Studies
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Learning Outcomes

  1. Describe and explain ethical issues in decision making and distinguish ethical norms from legal, prudential or religious considerations.
  2. Critically evaluate competing normative ethical theories and be able to weigh their relative advantages and disadvantages as guides for ethical decision making.
  3. Apply normative ethical theories and soft legal rules in a range of different professional contexts to arrive at rationally-defensible decisions.
  4. Work independently and collaboratively, and embrace and respect a diversity of perspectives.



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Teaching Pattern

Weekly learning content is delivered in fully online mode comprising a combination of in-house lectures and written content, external multimedia presentations (e.g. videos, webinars), interactive activities and discussion boards all of which is supplemented by essential and recommended readings.


Task 1: Online test (15%)

Task 2: Online quizzes (60% total)

Task 3: Reflective exercise, 1500 words (25%)

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