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Unit of Study LAW10489 - Australian Military and National Security Law (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 Outline the historical background, and reception of, the Australian military legal system;
2 Explain the laws and judicial system applicable to the ADF both here and abroad;
3 Outline the recent historical background to the relevant national security laws;
4 Critically evaluate examples of military and constitutional law cases;
5 Critically evaluate examples of the application of national security legislation;
6 Develop arguments and reflect on the long-term impact of national security laws; and
7 Develop arguments and reflect on the future of the Australian military legal system.

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

  1. Outline the historical background, and reception of, the Australian military legal system;
    • GA4:
  2. Explain the laws and judicial system applicable to the ADF both here and abroad;
    • GA4:
  3. Outline the recent historical background to the relevant national security laws;
    • GA4:
  4. Critically evaluate examples of military and constitutional law cases;
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  5. Critically evaluate examples of the application of national security legislation;
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  6. Develop arguments and reflect on the long-term impact of national security laws; and
    • GA4:
    • GA5:
  7. Develop arguments and reflect on the future of the Australian military legal system.
    • GA4:
    • GA5: