Civil Procedure PG (11753.1)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| Online
|| UC - Canberra, Online
|0.125||3||Faculty Of Business, Government & Law|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|Canberra Law School||Post Graduate Level|| 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 successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Independently manage a litigation process to the point of interlocutory determination, including: (a) selecting the appropriate jurisdiction in which to commence civil proceedings; (b) effectively serving process; (c) drafting pleadings to identify and clarify the issues in dispute; (d) interlocutory proceedings; (e) joinder and group proceedings; (f) obtaining evidence; and (g) setting a matter down for trial;
2. Identify, analyse, articulate and explain the requirements of case management, settling down a matter for trial, enforcing judgment, appeals, and the role of legal costs in managing litigation;
3. Demonstrate independent and collaborative professional communication skills, taking into account multiple perspectives, to successfully negotiate civil dispute resolution; and
4. Identify, interrogate and explain legal practitioners' obligations to clients, parties and the court at each stage of civil litigation.
Graduate attributes1. 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
2. UC graduates are global citizens - think globally about issues in their profession
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development
Prerequisites11751 Legal Methods and Skills G AND 11752 Legal Systems G
CorequisitesMust be enrolled in SCC001 Graduate Certificate in Legal Studies, SCG002 Graduate Diploma in Legal Studies or SCM002 Juris Doctor.
Incompatible units11276 Litigation and Dispute Processing
Equivalent units7233 Litigation and Dispute Processing PG
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2023||UC - Canberra, Online||Study Block 6||23 October 2023||Online||Miss Erina Mikus-Fletcher|
|2024||UC - Canberra, Online||Study Block 5||26 August 2024||Online||Miss Erina Mikus-Fletcher|
Colbran, Stephen and Peta Spender, Civil Procedure: Commentary and Materials (LexisNexis, 8th ed, 2022).
Online, self-directed learning
Inclusion and engagement
It is strongly recommended that students who need assistance in undertaking the unit because of disability or an ongoing health condition register with the Inclusion and Engagement Office as soon as possible so that reasonable adjustment arrangements can be made.
Attendance at tutorials is strongly recommended.
Required IT skills
Work placement, internships or practicums
It is expected that students will have a good understanding of and be proficient in AGLC4.