LAWS 1007 Introduction to Law (WSTC)

Credit Points 10

Legacy Code 700157

Coordinator Bader Unnisa Mehdi Opens in new window

Description This subject introduces students to the Australian legal system. It considers the historical and legal factors which influenced its development and the key institutions and processes which have resulted. It considers the impact of Australian law and legal system on Indigenous Australians and their laws. The subject introduces students to legal method: legal reasoning and statutory interpretation. Students will also develop academic literacies, including study management, writing and referencing in a legal context.

School Law

Discipline Law

Student Contribution Band HECS Band 4 10cp

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Level Undergraduate Level 1 subject

Equivalent Subjects LAWS 1006 - Introduction to Law


The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.

Type Length Percent Threshold Individual/Group Task
Essay 1,500 words 30 N Individual
Quizzes 10 N Individual
Final exam 3 hours 60 N Individual

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