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Unit of Study LAW91100 - Legal Institutions and Processes (2019)

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  • Pre-requisites

      be admitted to course: Masters of Business Law

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:

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1 describe the historical foundations of Australian law
2 describe the ways in which formal law-making bodies function in the Australian context
3 demonstrate familiarity with the formal and informal institutions and processes which shape the development of Australian law
4 analyse and critique the operation of Australian legal institutions from a variety of historical and theoretical perspectives
5 solve legal problems involving the interpretation of statutes and/or the application of judicial precedents
6 demonstrate awareness of current themes and future directions in the development of Australian law
7 engage in academic research utilising and acknowledging a variety of sources.

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

  1. describe the historical foundations of Australian law
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  2. describe the ways in which formal law-making bodies function in the Australian context
    • GA4:
  3. demonstrate familiarity with the formal and informal institutions and processes which shape the development of Australian law
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  4. analyse and critique the operation of Australian legal institutions from a variety of historical and theoretical perspectives
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  5. solve legal problems involving the interpretation of statutes and/or the application of judicial precedents
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    • GA4:
  6. demonstrate awareness of current themes and future directions in the development of Australian law
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  7. engage in academic research utilising and acknowledging a variety of sources.
    • GA1:

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