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Unit of Study LAW10491 - Sexual Orientation and the Law (2016)

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  • Pre-requisites

      96 credit points in any SCU law units

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 in the construction and role of sexuality across legal and social materials.
2 Synthesise and apply theoretical material from a variety of disciplines.
3 Apply a range of theoretical perspectives to 'black letter' case analysis.
4 Deconstruct traditional legal narratives around sexuality, family and identity.
5 Outline areas of law in Australia and internationally that impact on sexuality.

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

  1. Demonstrate knowledge in the construction and role of sexuality across legal and social materials.
    • GA4:
  2. Synthesise and apply theoretical material from a variety of disciplines.
    • GA2:
  3. Apply a range of theoretical perspectives to 'black letter' case analysis.
    • GA4:
  4. Deconstruct traditional legal narratives around sexuality, family and identity.
    • GA1:
  5. Outline areas of law in Australia and internationally that impact on sexuality.
    • GA4: