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Unit of Study LAW00114 - Evidence and Civil Procedure (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 identify and apply the criteria by which common law and legislation admit or reject evidence
2 explain and evaluate the use to be made of evidence
3 distinguish the different burdens and standards of proof in civil and criminal proceedings
4 demonstrate knowledge of the procedures followed in civil matters
5 extract principles of law from primary legal materials
6 critically analyse primary and secondary legal materials
7 concisely apply abstract legal principles to specific factual circumstances.

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

  1. identify and apply the criteria by which common law and legislation admit or reject evidence
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  2. explain and evaluate the use to be made of evidence
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  3. distinguish the different burdens and standards of proof in civil and criminal proceedings
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
  4. demonstrate knowledge of the procedures followed in civil matters
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  5. extract principles of law from primary legal materials
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
  6. critically analyse primary and secondary legal materials
    • GA1:
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
  7. concisely apply abstract legal principles to specific factual circumstances.
    • GA1:
    • GA3: