Unit

School Of Law

Legal, Economic and Social Transformation in TaiwanWestern Sydney University Unit Code: 201089.1

Discipline: LAW NOT ELSEWHERE CLASSIFIED

Student Contribution Band: 4

Level: 3

Credit Points: 10

Co ordinator
Grace Borsellino


Unit Enrolment Restrictions
Students must have successfully completed 80 credit points of law units.


Teaching Periods

PeriodOffered  Campus  Contact
2021 Spring  Yes  Parramatta Campus - Victoria Road - COMPOSITE  Grace Borsellino  Timetable.   Print Unit Outline*

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About this Unit
This unit introduces students to the foundational structures of Taiwan’s legal system, its economy, and its socio-legal culture and practices. Students will participate in an exchange experience and will be intensively taught at selected Taiwanese university partners. Through engagement with Taiwanese academics, legal professionals (both in Australia at pre-departure programs and in Taiwan through engagements with leading Taiwanese law firms, courts and economic organisations), students will develop commercially relevant knowledge and contemporary practical legal skills to develop as global citizens. Students will examine diverse content areas including Taiwan’s Constitutional Court, leading human rights cases, intellectual property protections, the Taiwanese electoral system, and Taiwan’s innovative approaches to corporate social responsibility, big data analytics, and new technologies. Where travel to Taiwan is not possible, the unit will be offered online with the program of study to be offered 3-hours a week over a semester and supported online by university and industry partners in Taiwan. Where travel is possible, this online program will be supplemented by a week-long excursion to Taiwan. Interested students should contact the Unit Coordinator to confirm expected costs to the student (e.g. airfare, accommodation, meals, et cetera) and travel dates and requirements.


Courses
2501.9Bachelor of Laws (Graduate Entry)CURRENT
2502.9Bachelor of Laws (Non graduate entry)CURRENT
2537.12Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of LawsCURRENT
2538.10Bachelor of Social Science/Bachelor of LawsCURRENT
2743.11Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of LawsCONTINUING
2743.12Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of LawsCURRENT
2752.6Bachelor of Communication/Bachelor of LawsCURRENT
2758.5Bachelor of International Studies/Bachelor of LawsCURRENT
2766.4Bachelor of Criminology/Bachelor of LawsCURRENT
2767.4Bachelor of Criminal and Community Justice/Bachelor of LawsCURRENT
2768.3Bachelor of Information and Communications Technology/Bachelor of LawsCURRENT
2769.5Bachelor of Construction Management Studies/Bachelor of LawsCURRENT
2785.3Bachelor of Accounting/Bachelor of LawsCURRENT
2788.3Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of LawsCURRENT
2789.3Bachelor of Business (Advanced Business Leadership)/Bachelor of LawsSUSPENDED
2800.2Bachelor of Information Systems/Bachelor of LawsCURRENT
2801.2Bachelor of Information Systems Advanced/Bachelor of LawsCURRENT
2827.1Diploma in Laws (exit only)CURRENT




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