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LA1103 - Law, Society and Change

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

This subject provides a contextual understanding of law as a phenomenon which can be viewed from a variety of perspectives. In particular, it provides students with the tools to critique law's outcomes and operations within the context of individuals, cultures and the environment as well as its position within domestic and international economic and political arrangements.

Learning Outcomes

  • describe and analyse modern legal issues as a complex interplay of factors at the individual, community, national, and international level;
  • communicate a specific knowledge of a range of topical problematic legal issues;
  • analyse law as a phenomenon capable of examination from a range of different perspectives.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Examination (centrally administered) - (50%) -
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
LA1006

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 26-Aug-2021
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours lectures (didactic or interactive) - 2 hour lecture/week
  • 12 hours tutorials - Commence Week 2; 1 hour tutorial/week
  • assessment and self-directed study

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 26-Aug-2021
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours lectures (didactic or interactive) - 2 hour lecture/week
  • 12 hours tutorials - Commence Week 2; 1 hour tutorial/week
  • assessment and self-directed study

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.