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Unit of Study LAW00054 - Family Law Practice (2018)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 demonstrate knowledge of the fundamental principles of Family Law;
2 demonstrate an ability to analyse, research, reason and apply the principles of Family Law to generate responses to practical situations;
3 demonstrate knowledge of alternative types of dispute resolution including, mediation, arbitration and conciliation, known as Family Dispute Resolution under the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth);
4 Demonstrate an understanding of the ethical frameworks applying to Family Law professional practice.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. demonstrate knowledge of the fundamental principles of Family Law;
    • GA4:
  2. demonstrate an ability to analyse, research, reason and apply the principles of Family Law to generate responses to practical situations;
    • GA2:
  3. demonstrate knowledge of alternative types of dispute resolution including, mediation, arbitration and conciliation, known as Family Dispute Resolution under the Family Law Act 1975 (Cth);
    • GA4:
  4. Demonstrate an understanding of the ethical frameworks applying to Family Law professional practice.
    • GA3:

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • No prescribed texts.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.