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Unit of Study LAW73004 - Legal Fictions: Writing the Law (2018)

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  • Pre-requisites

      96 credit points in any university study

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 Interpret cultural texts, such as literature, cinema, television, as legal fictions
2 Appraise how various cultural texts' representations of legal process, system and concepts critically reimagine law and jurisprudence
3 Demonstrate an understanding of how the examination of texts from two different fields gives a new cultural study of law and a new legal study of culture.

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

  1. Interpret cultural texts, such as literature, cinema, television, as legal fictions
    • GA2:
    • GA7:
  2. Appraise how various cultural texts' representations of legal process, system and concepts critically reimagine law and jurisprudence
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
    • GA7:
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of how the examination of texts from two different fields gives a new cultural study of law and a new legal study of culture.
    • GA2:
    • GA7: