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Unit of Study LAW00519 - Professional Conduct (2020)

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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 critically analyse the principles and concepts of legal ethics and apply them to the practice of law
2 apply critical judgment and research to legal issues and challenges in the area of legal professional conduct
3 demonstrate an ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing to legal audiences
4 demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the body of law relevant to legal professional practice.

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

  1. critically analyse the principles and concepts of legal ethics and apply them to the practice of law
    • GA4:
  2. apply critical judgment and research to legal issues and challenges in the area of legal professional conduct
    • GA3:
  3. demonstrate an ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing to legal audiences
    • GA6:
  4. demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the body of law relevant to legal professional practice.
    • GA4:

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • No prescribed texts.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.