Courses & Units

Family Law LAW382

Hobart

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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
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Law
Discipline Law
Coordinator

Dr Olivia Rundle

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 Off-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 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021

* 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).

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Learning Outcomes

  1. Identify, research and synthesise knowledge of the family law system, sources of family law, legal principles, legislation, case law and processes.
  2. Evaluate and critique the effect of family laws and processes on society in various contexts.
  3. Communicate fluently in written and/or verbal form, appropriate to the audience, using correct grammar, logical structure, and attribute sources in appropriate referencing style.
  4. Communicate effectively and participate collegially and constructively in classes, engaging in learning both independently and as part of a group.

Fees

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
090907 $1,812.00 $1,419.00 not applicable $1,812.50

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Requisites

50 credit points of Intermediate Law core

Mutual Exclusions

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

LAW682

Teaching

Assessment

In class discussion (25%), Test, 1 hour (25%), Take home exam, 3000 words (50%)

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Textbooks

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