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Unit of Study LAW72005 - Evidence (2019)

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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 demonstrate an understanding of the criteria by which common law and legislation in Australian jurisdictions admit or reject evidence
2 explain and evaluate the use to be made of evidence in civil and criminal proceedings
3 distinguish and evaluate the different burdens of proof which apply to civil and criminal proceedings
4 apply applicable legal principles to specific factual circumstances and synthesise responses which are appropriate in a legal professional environment and which demonstrate detailed knowledge and understanding of the issues.

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

  1. demonstrate an understanding of the criteria by which common law and legislation in Australian jurisdictions admit or reject evidence
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  2. explain and evaluate the use to be made of evidence in civil and criminal proceedings
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  3. distinguish and evaluate the different burdens of proof which apply to civil and criminal proceedings
    • GA4:
  4. apply applicable legal principles to specific factual circumstances and synthesise responses which are appropriate in a legal professional environment and which demonstrate detailed knowledge and understanding of the issues.
    • GA4:
    • GA6:

Prescribed learning resources

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