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PDC5711 The Australian Legal System

Units : 0.33
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business
School or Department : School of Law

Requisites

Pre-requisite: For FBSC Group Students Only

Other requisites

Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at <//www.usq.edu.au/current-students/ict/hardware-software>.

Synopsis

This course is designed to introduce students to the components of the Australian legal system, the judicial process and how the Australian legal system works. Students will gain an appreciation of the federal system, the court system and how precedent operates in case law. They will also learn how laws are made through the parliamentary process. Students are also introduced to the civil court process and alternative methods of dispute resolution at a beginning level.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Full Year, 2011 External