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LAW8712 Comparative Constitutional Law

Short Description: Comparative Constitutional Law
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Law and Justice
Student contribution band : Band 3
ASCED code : 090903 - Constitutional Law
Grading basis : Graded


Pre-requisite: (LAW5111 & LAW5112) or LAW5501 or Students must be enrolled in one of the following programs: LLBH or LLMC

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, 2019 Online