- Code LAWS8034
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by ANU Law School
- ANU College ANU College of Law
- Course subject Laws
- Areas of interest Law
- Academic career Postgraduate
- Mode of delivery In Person
This course is designed to help students understand the relationship between law and regulation, and the nature of regulation and enforcement. This will be achieved through a careful consideration of theoretical and applied debates. In essence the course asks: what can regulation accomplish and what is beyond its reach? The course includes a variety of case studies and workshops.
Learning OutcomesBy the conclusion of this course, it is intended that students who have successfully completed all the course requirements will be able to:
- Identify, explain and apply a range of classic and ongoing theories and academic debates on law and regulation, and critically examine the concepts and problems addressed in them;
- Review and critically evaluate the development of past and current regulatory regimes;
- Identify and critically evaluate and research, using a range of research techniques, regulatory regimes by applying critical analysis to the the theories and academic debates studied
- Consider a range of perspectives and values in critically considering the future directions of regulatory regimes;
- Interpret and transmit knowledge, skills and complex ideas on law and regulation to specialist and non-specialist audiences; and
- Independently plan and execute a research project to demonstrate complex legal research principles and methodologies in applying critical analysis and application of legal principles and practice to complex issues.
Other InformationThis is an intensive course with a 4 day compulsory intensive (see LLM timetable for dates).
Approximately 6 weeks from the completion of the intensive your final assessment will be due. Contact with fellow students and the convenor, both prior to the intensive and after, is conducted via the Wattle course site.
Indicative AssessmentThe indicative assessment is likely to include:
- In-class Group Presentation (25%)
- Research essay (75%)
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Workload26 hours of face to face teaching (4 day intensive). The course will also require advanced preparation through assigned readings. In total, it is anticipated that the hours required for completion this course (class preparation, teaching and completion of assessment) will not exceed 120 hours.
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Requisite and Incompatibility
Prescribed TextsThere is no prescribed text for this course.
Indicative Reading ListStudents must rely on the approved Course Study Guide which will be posted to the Wattle course site approximately 4 weeks prior to the commencement of the course.
An e-brick will be available on the Wattle course site.
Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.
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- Student Contribution Band:
- Band 3
- Unit value:
- 6 units
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