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LAW8712 Comparative Constitutional Law

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Law and Justice


Pre-requisite: (LAW5111 and LAW5112) or Students must be enrolled in the following Program: LLBH

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 //


The course encourages a heutagogical approach to learning through (1) examining the rationale and methodology for comparing constitutions, and (2) an analytical framework addressing questions of constitutional purpose, function, design and doctrine, with emphasis on the constitutional role of different governance structures, from the local to the supra-national. The course also looks qualitatively at constitutional convergence and divergence, and the impact of globalization on constitutional designs.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2015 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2015 Online