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.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
A participant who has successfully completed this course should:
- Be familiar with a range of classic and ongoing theories and academic debates on law and regulation, and the concepts and problems addressed in these
- Be able to reflect on the development of past and current regulatory regimes
- Be able to evaluate and research regulatory regimes through critical analysis using the theories and academic debates studied
- Be able to consider future directions of regulatory regimes
- Be able to interpret and transmit knowledge, skills and ideas on law and regulation to specialist and non-specialist audiences.
Students must rely on the approved Means of Assessment which will be posted to the Wattle course site approximately 4 weeks prior to the commencement of the course.
Assessment is likely to consist of a Research Essay (100%, 6000 - 8000 wds).
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26 contact hours (Intensive mode over 4 days). In addition time for required readings and assessment tasks is required making a total of approximately 120 hours for the course.
2014 Intensive course dates: 20-21 & 27-28 June
Requisite and Incompatibility
Morgan, B., & Yeung, K. (2007) An Introduction to Law and Regulation. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
Further required readings for this course will be available on the Wattle Course Home Page
A Course Outline will be available on the Wattle course site approximately 4 weeks prior to the commencement of the course.
Assumed KnowledgeNon-lawyers must have completed LAWS8015 Fundamentals of Government and Commercial Law
Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.
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- Student Contribution Band:
- Unit value:
- 6 units
If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees. Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.
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Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|5755||20 Jun 2014||20 Jun 2014||04 Jul 2014||09 Aug 2014||In Person||N/A|