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Unit of Study LAW72015 - Law, Film and Ideology (2018)

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  • Pre-requisites

      72 credit points in any university course
  • Co-requisites

      N/A
  • Co-requisites

      N/A

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 Critically analyse historical materialism and class instrumentalism in Western society
2 Explain the concept of ideology and critique its function in maintaining social structures
3 Interrogate the role of law in legitimising ideologies
4 Critique the use of contemporary film in maintaining and supporting ideological constructs

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

  1. Critically analyse historical materialism and class instrumentalism in Western society
    • GA1:
    • GA5:
  2. Explain the concept of ideology and critique its function in maintaining social structures
    • GA1:
    • GA5:
  3. Interrogate the role of law in legitimising ideologies
    • GA5:
  4. Critique the use of contemporary film in maintaining and supporting ideological constructs
    • GA2: