Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2013.
|Dates & Locations:
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2013:March, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Contact Hours: The total class time is between 24 and 26 hours.
Total Time Commitment: Not available
|Recommended Background Knowledge:
Applicants without legal qualifications should note that subjects are offered in the discipline of law at an advanced graduate level. While every effort will be made to meet the needs of students trained in other fields, concessions will not be made in the general level of instruction or assessment. Most subjects assume the knowledge usually acquired in a degree in law (LLB, JD or equivalent). Applicants should note that admission to some subjects in the Melbourne Law Masters will be dependent upon the individual applicant’s educational background and professional experience.
|Non Allowed Subjects:
|Core Participation Requirements:
The Melbourne Law Masters welcomes applications from students with disabilities. The inherent academic requirements for study in the Melbourne Law Masters are:
Students who feel their disability will inhibit them from meeting these inherent academic requirements are encouraged to contact the Disability Liaison Unit: www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
For more information, contact the Melbourne Law Masters office.
This subject considers the law and practice of the international derivatives markets. It has a distinctly practical focus. A key objective is to provide students with skills they can apply in legal practice. The lecturer will draw on his extensive experience as well as bring in guest lecturers from a variety of backgrounds to add to an interactive and challenging subject. It will also include a negotiation session.
Principal topics of the subject will include:
A student who has successfully completed this subject should:
A key objective of this subject is to provide students with skills that can be applied in legal practice.
Class participation (10%)
8,000 word research paper (90%) (5 June) on a topic approved by the subject coordinator
Core subject materials will be provided free of charge to all students. Some subjects require further texts to be purchased. Visit the Melbourne Law Masters website for more information about this subject.
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
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