Australian Legal System - LAWS8271

Faculty: Faculty of Law

School: Faculty of Law

Course Outline: See below

Campus: Sydney

Career: Postgraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 2

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: Academic Program must be 9200, 9230 or 5740.

CSS Contribution Charge: 3 (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

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This course provides a substantive introduction to the common law and the Australian legal system for law graduates from non-common law jurisdictions and should be studied in the first semester. The core topics are the Australian Constitution, the court system, contract and tort law, equity and trusts, property law, regulation of business.

More information can be found on the Course Outline Website.
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