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Unit of Study LAWS3003 - Professional Conduct (2023)

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Learning outcomes

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:

critically analyse the principles and concepts of legal ethics and apply them to the practice of law

apply critical judgment and research to legal issues and challenges in the area of legal professional conduct

demonstrate an ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing to legal audiences

demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the body of law relevant to legal professional practice.

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • Holmes, V & Bartlett, F, 2023, Inside Lawyers Ethics , 4th edn, Cambridge University Press , Australia. ISBN: 978100904563.
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • Access to a computer with a webcam and reliable internet connection.  Students will be required to complete an onboarding process to verify their identity before attempting the online exam in this unit.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.