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LAW3465 Comparative Law

Short Description: Comparative 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 : 090900 - Law
Grading basis : Graded


Pre-requisite: HIS1115 or HIS5115 or LAW1114 or LAW1202 or LAW5114 or LAW5502

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


Students who usefully complete the course will have a distinctive advantage in the global market of legal practitioners. Comparative law increases the knowledge, in theory and in practice, of a spectrum of legal systems such as US common law and the south Asian legal traditions. As such, the emphasis of the course is on understanding `why and how' different legal traditions execute the same basic functions required from a legal system such as regulating a market economy, solving international disputes, and protecting rights. In addition, comparative law broadens students understanding the choices made in their own legal system.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2020 Online
Date printed 12 February 2021