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Area/Catalogue
LAWS 4017

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
165323

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Unit Value
9

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Law

Course aim

The aim of this course is to develop an understanding of the process of law reform. 

Course content

Students will apply their knowledge of the law gained throughout their studies to conduct research into an aspect or aspects of specific areas of law that have been identified as in need of reform. Students will work in teams to prepare a report on the current law, articulate the need for reform and identify stakeholders in the law reform process.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
LAWS 4006 Lawyers, Ethics and Society

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Seminar 2 hours x 10 weeks
Research Placement 7 hours x 15 days

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Workbook (individually assessed, divided into plan, progress report and reflection) 2000 words 60% N/A
Law Reform Report (assessed as a team) 3000 words 40% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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