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Area/Catalogue
LAWS 2039

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
169951

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Law

Course aim

This course will consider relevant theories of ageing, the forms of elder abuse and how various laws impact on older people.

Course content

Theories of ageing and the interdisciplinary nature of ageing; policy considerations associated with the ageing population; elder abuse; accommodation; carers; aged care; discrimination; vulnerable older people; financial matters; estate planning; income supplements;  medical and health issues; capacity; end of life legal issues.

Textbook(s)

Nil

Prerequisite(s)

Successful completion of 36 units.

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Seminar 4 hours x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External 40 hours x N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Seminar 40 hours x N/A

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
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Presentation and Interview 20 minutes 20% N/A
Research assignment 3000 words 60% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Presentation and Interview 20 minutes 20% N/A
Research assignment 3000 words 60% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Continuous assessment N/A 20% N/A
Presentation and Interview 20 minutes 20% N/A
Research assignment 3000 words 60% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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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.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* 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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