School Of Law

Introduction to Law (Juris Doctor)Western Sydney University Unit Code: 201045.1


Student Contribution Band: 4

Level: 7

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
John Juriansz

Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must be enrolled in a postgraduate course.

Teaching Periods
Nothing on offer.

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About this Unit
This intensive unit provides students with an introduction to the discipline of law and inducts students to the Australian Legal System, the School of Law, the legal profession, and the wider legal community. The unit surveys the fundamentals of the Australian legal systems and introduces students to a range of key legal concepts and debates. Students will be introduced to legal problem-solving methodology, the classifications of law, and skills needed to succeed in the study law. Students are introduced to the intellectual skills of fact-finding, critical analysis, logic, reasoning, evaluation and communication. Students will attend excursions to courts, tribunals, law firms and community legal centres. Students will reflect upon their emerging professional profiles to foster and develop career aspirations.

2826.1Juris DoctorCURRENT

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