• Offered by Law School
  • ANU College ANU College of Law
  • Classification Specialist
  • Course subject Laws
  • Areas of interest Law
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Johannes van der Heijden
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Winter Session 2014
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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 Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

A participant who has successfully completed this course should:

  1. 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
  2. Be able to reflect on the development of past and current regulatory regimes
  3. Be able to evaluate and research regulatory regimes through critical analysis using the theories and academic debates studied
  4. Be able to consider future directions of regulatory regimes
  5. Be able to interpret and transmit knowledge, skills and ideas on law and regulation to specialist and non-specialist audiences.

Indicative Assessment

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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Workload

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

Click here for the LLM Masters Program timetable.

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must be studying in one of the following programs; Master of Laws (7300) Master of Laws (Legal Practice) (7312) Master of Diplomacy/Master of Laws (7883) Graduate Diploma in Law (6300) or you must be studying one of the following programs Master of Legal Studies (7305) Master of Environmental Law (7309) Master of Government and Commercial Law (7313) Master of International Law (7310) Master of Law, Governance and Development (7317) Master of International Security Law (7318) Master of Diplomacy/Master of International Law (7893) Graduate Diploma in Law, Governance and Development (6317) Graduate Diploma in Legal Studies (6305) Graduate Diploma in Environmental Law (6309) Graduate Diploma in Government and Commercial Law (6313) Graduate Diploma in International Law (6310) Graduate Diploma in International Security Law (6318) Graduate Diploma in Legal Practice (6303) Graduate Certificate in Environmental Law (6351) AND have completed LAWS8015.

Prescribed Texts

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


Preliminary Reading

A Course Outline will be available on the Wattle course site approximately 4 weeks prior to the commencement of the course.

Assumed Knowledge

Non-lawyers must have completed LAWS8015 Fundamentals of Government and Commercial Law

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Students continuing in their current program of study will have their tuition fees indexed annually from the year in which you commenced your program. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
3
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.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $1626
2004 $1926
2005 $2298
2006 $2646
2007 $2670
2008 $2670
2009 $2670
2010 $2718
2011 $2778
2012 $2808
2013 $2808
2014 $2808
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $2916
2004 $2916
2005 $3234
2006 $3426
2007 $3426
2008 $3426
2009 $3426
2010 $3750
2011 $3756
2012 $3756
2013 $3756
2014 $3762
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

Winter Session

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

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