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Unit of Study LAW10527 - Comparative Law (2016)

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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 compare and contrast the legal system of one or more countries and Australia;
2 recognise and analyse the concepts which are necessary to become independent learners
3 describe and explain the function of each legal system and its role in the development of a mature legal system
4 apply high levels of analytical skill to the reading of primary and secondary materials in order to determine the major legal issues and themes in each legal system
5 demonstrate analytical skills in conducting legal research in relation to each legal system and written skills in the presentation of research

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

  1. compare and contrast the legal system of one or more countries and Australia;
    • GA4:
  2. recognise and analyse the concepts which are necessary to become independent learners
    • GA5:
  3. describe and explain the function of each legal system and its role in the development of a mature legal system
    • GA4:
  4. apply high levels of analytical skill to the reading of primary and secondary materials in order to determine the major legal issues and themes in each legal system
    • GA4:
  5. demonstrate analytical skills in conducting legal research in relation to each legal system and written skills in the presentation of research
    • GA7: