Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject is not offered in 2016.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 25 hours of seminar classes offered intensively, or as 12 weekly seminars over the course of a semester. |
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Study Period Commencement:
November, Semester 2
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
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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: www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/.
This is a specialist subject in the field of jurisprudence. The aim of this subject is to investigate, at an advanced level, the resources and repertoires of jurisprudence as 'humanist discipline' and as a form of 'prudence' or practical reasoning. It does so in the context of the formation of life of the 'active global citizen' and of the 'global jurist'.
Throughout the course of the subject, students will develop expert knowledge in, and forms of analysis and evaluation of:
A student who has successfully completed this subject will:
Assessment will be by way of a 6,000 word independent research paper that provides an investigation of the values of jurisprudence in the formation of the life of the 'active global citizen'. Specific research topics will be formulated by students, and approved by the coordinator.
Students will be expected to submit papers of a very high quality that demonstrate an advanced and integrated understanding of the topics and issues covered in the subject.
The criteria of assessment will include:
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Specialist printed materials will be made available from Melbourne Law School.
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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 and demonstrated expert skills in the following areas:
Juris Doctor |
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