LB5244 - Legal Institutions and Governance
|Student Contribution Band:
||College of Business, Law & Governance
This subject critically interrogates the operation of Australian and international
legal institutions and governance frameworks, with particular emphasis on the Australian
judicial, legislative and executive domains. It critically investigates the historical
foundations of Australian law, the processes of colonisation and its impact on Indigenous
peoples, how the law and its institutions derive legitimacy, and various public law
and governance theories. The subject is designed to cater to a wide variety of student
interests in different governance domains.
- research and apply established public law and governance theories in relation to a
range of constitutional law concepts within Australia and the international context;
- demonstrate an advanced understanding of the operation of Australian and International
legal Institutions and governance frameworks;
- critically analyse, reflect on and synthesise complex information regarding how the
law and its institutions derive legitimacy through Australian governance frameworks;
- interpret, communicate and present legal knowledge and its application to governance
issues to legal and non-legal audiences;
- apply knowledge and skills to construct responsible, adaptable responses to a range
of legal and ethical questions and scenarios arising within Australian legal institutions
and governance processes.
- Written > Examination (centrally administered) - (60%) - Individual
- Written > Test/Quiz 1 - (20%) - Individual
- Written > Essay (including multi-draft) 1 - (20%) - Individual.
||NILEntry into Masters level program
Study Period 1
|Census Date 25-Mar-2021
|Method of Delivery:
||WWW - LearnJCU
An enrolment quota applies to this offering.
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