Current Issues in Law and Justice (11263.1)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| Flexible
|| UC - Canberra, Bruce
|0.125||3||Faculty Of Business, Government & Law|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|Canberra Law School||Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit|| Band 3 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan Social Work_Exclude 0905)
Band 5 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Learning outcomesOn completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Explain the working of relevant laws in the selected field, the policy behind the law and its place in the system of justice;
2. Explain the implications of legal issues in the selected field, including where relevant international obligations in that field; and
3. Critically analyse and solve problems in the selected field and to explore particular topics in the selected field in depth.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
1. UC graduates are professional - work collaboratively as part of a team, negotiate, and resolve conflict
1. UC graduates are professional - display initiative and drive, and use their organisation skills to plan and manage their workload
2. UC graduates are global citizens - think globally about issues in their profession
2. UC graduates are global citizens - make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas
PrerequisitesThis unit is only available to students in a Bachelor of Laws or Bachelor of Justice Studies course. Students must have passed at least 36 credit points, including unit 11251 Foundations of Law and Justice.
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2021||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Winter Term||01 June 2021||Flexible||Mr Juan Diaz-Granados|
There are no required textbooks. Students will be introduced to reading material prior to commencement of the unit and during the teaching period, with information in lectures and on Canvas (check both the 'Modules' section and the 'Reading List').
Submission of assessment items
Extensions & Late submissions
The unit is taught on an intensive basis. Extensions will not be granted without a formal UC Extension Request Form. There are no retrospective extensions.
Special assessment requirements
All assessment items must be attempted in order to pass the unit.
This unit is taught on an intensive basis, with all content being delivered in only two weeks from 5:30pm-9:30pm, Monday to Friday. Despite being taught on in a two week period, students should expect to invest the time required for a 3 credit point unit
Required IT skills
Work placement, internships or practicums