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LA1103 - Law, Society and Change

[Not offered in 2020]

Credit points: 3
Year: 2020
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

  • Invigilated > End of semester exam - (50%)
  • Oral outline of assignment to be presented in tutorials - (10%)
  • Non-Invigilated > Assignments - (40%).

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.