Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2011.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours, 1 x 3-hour seminar per week. |
Total Time Commitment: 144 hours.
LAWS50023 Legal Method and Reasoning; LAWS50024 Principles of Public Law; LAWS50025 Torts; LAWS50026 Obligations; LAWS50027 Dispute Resolution.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None.|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None.|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
The Melbourne Law School welcomes applications from students with disabilities. It is University and Law School policy to take all reasonable steps to enable the participation of students with disabilities, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student’s participation in the School’s programs.
The inherent academic requirements for the study in the Melbourne Law School are:
Students must possess behavioural and social attributes that enable them to participate in a complex learning environment. Students are required to take responsibility for their own participation and learning. They also contribute to the learning of other students in collaborative learning environments, demonstrating interpersonal skills and an understanding of the needs of other students. Assessment may include the outcomes of tasks completed in collaboration with other students.
Students who feel their disability will prevent them from participating in tasks involving these inherent academic requirements are encouraged to contact the Disability Liaison Unit: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/.
ContactMelbourne Law School Student Centre
Tel: +61 3 8344 4475
|Subject Overview:||In this subject, students will think about, debate and critique the work of between 6 and 8 legal scholars placing this scholarship in its local, international or comparative context (as relevant). Each year a legal problem, theme or development will be selected which the subject coordinator, invited Faculty and guest scholars will then address in their papers presented to students.|
The subject involves study of a problem, theme or development in the law. The subject also allows the student to engage in semi-directed research (which takes up an issue raised through the colloquium), under the supervision of the subject coordinator. The principal aims of this seminar will be:
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completion of the subject, students should have developed the following generic skills:
In addition, a range of law specific skills will have been reinforced including:
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