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Foundations of Law - LAWS600

This unit is offered on a pass/fail basis.

This unit will enable students to attain well-developed cognitive and practical key legal skills (legal research, reasoning, and writing; applying precedent; statutory interpretation; and legal problem solving) and to acquire an advance level of foundational legal knowledge (Australia legal institutions; legal theory; comparative legal systems; parliamentary process; role of the judiciary) necessary for further graduate study in law. This unit will challenge students to apply their skills and knowledge to examine a contemporary socio-legal issue through a collaborative group project. Students will also engage in reflective practice.

Credit Points: 4
When Offered:

S1 Day - Session 1, North Ryde, Day

S1 External - Session 1, External (On-campus dates: None)

S2 Day - Session 2, North Ryde, Day

S2 External - Session 2, External (On-campus dates: None)

Staff Contact(s): Mr George Tomossy (Session 1), Ms Zara Bending (Session 2)

Admission to JD or GradCertLaw or GradDipLaw Prerequisite Information


Unit Designation(s):
Assessed As: Pass/Fail
Offered By:

Macquarie Law School

Faculty of Arts

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