Courses & Units

Family Law LAW382

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Introduction

This unit examines sources of family law, legal recognition of family relationships, legal obligations between family members, processes for responding to family law issues, the family law courts, principles applying to parenting and financial matters, the socio-economic context, and law reform.

Summary

Unit name Family Law
Unit code LAW382
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Law
Discipline Law
Coordinator Doctor Olivia Rundle
Available as an elective? Yes
Delivered By University of Tasmania

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Intensive Session Jun On-Campus International Domestic

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On-campus
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International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Intensive Session Jun 26/6/2023 30/6/2023 6/7/2023 16/7/2023

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Unit census dates currently displaying for 2023 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2023 will be available from the 1st October 2022. Note census date cutoff is 11.59pm AEST (AEDT during October to March).

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Learning Outcomes

  • Identify, research and synthesise knowledge of the family law system, sources of family law, legal principles, legislation, case law and processes.
  • Evaluate and critique the effect of family laws and processes on society in various contexts.
  • Communicate fluently in written and/or verbal form, appropriate to the audience, using correct grammar, logical structure, and attribute sources in appropriate referencing style.
  • Communicate effectively and participate collegially and constructively in classes, engaging in learning both independently and as part of a group.
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
$1,892.00 $1,482.00 not applicable $1,919.00

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Requisites

Prerequisites

50 credit points of Intermediate Law core

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

LAW682

Teaching

AssessmentTest or quiz (25%)|Examination - take home (50%)|Tutorial Participation/Other Participation (25%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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