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Unit of Study LAW72008 - Indigenous Jurisprudence (2018)

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  • Pre-requisites

      To enrol in Indigenous Jurisprudence students must have obtained 72 credit points across any SCU or other University 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 an understanding of the cosmologies, ontologies and epistemologies that underpin and are enacted through Indigenous Jurisprudence, including the interconnectedness of law, culture, kinship, knowledge, language and Country.
2 Explain the significance of legal patterning in terms of people-Country-law relationships and the broader relevance of Indigenous Jurisprudence to Australian society.
3 Critically reflect upon one’s own situatedness in relation to Indigenous Jurisprudence and Country.
4 Demonstrate a capacity to engage in respectful and culturally safe dialogue.

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

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the cosmologies, ontologies and epistemologies that underpin and are enacted through Indigenous Jurisprudence, including the interconnectedness of law, culture, kinship, knowledge, language and Country.
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  2. Explain the significance of legal patterning in terms of people-Country-law relationships and the broader relevance of Indigenous Jurisprudence to Australian society.
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
    • GA4:
  3. Critically reflect upon one’s own situatedness in relation to Indigenous Jurisprudence and Country.
    • GA1:
    • GA5:
  4. Demonstrate a capacity to engage in respectful and culturally safe dialogue.
    • GA3:
    • GA6:
    • GA7: