• Offered by Law School
  • ANU College ANU College of Law
  • Classification Specialist
  • Course subject Laws
  • Areas of interest Law
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Jonathan Blaine
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Autumn Session 2015
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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 a: Master of Laws (7300XLLM, MLLM), Master of Laws specialising in International Law (7300XSINTL), Master of Laws specialising in Law, Governance and Development (7300SLGD), Master of Laws specialising in Environmental Law (7300SENVL), Master of Laws specialising in Government and Commercial Law (7300SGCL), Master of Laws specialising in International Security Law (7300SISL), Master of Laws in Migration (NLLML), Master of Laws in International Law (NLLIL), Master of Laws in Environmental Law (NLLEN), Master of Laws in Law, Governance & Development (NLLGD), Master of Laws in International Security Law (NLLSL), Master of Laws in Government and Regulation (NLLGR), Master of Laws (Legal Practice) (7312XLLMLP), Master of Diplomacy/Master of Laws (7883SINTL, 7883XLLM), Master of Legal Practice (MLEGP). OR Must be studying a: Master of Diplomacy/Master of International Law (7893XMINTL), Master of International Law (7310XMINTL), Master of Environmental Law (7309XMENVL), Master of Law, Governance & Development (7317XMLGD), Master of International Security Law (7318XMISL), Master of Government and Commercial Law (7313XMGCL), Master of Legal Studies (7305XMLEGS), and completed LAWS8015 Fundamentals of Government and Commercial Law or LAWS8587 Legal Framework of Regulation. OR Must be studying a Juris Doctor (7330XJD, 7330HJD or MJD) and have completed or be completing five LAWS1000 level courses or five LAWS6100 level courses. OR Must be studying a Graduate Certificate of Law (CLAW) and have completed or are completing LAWS8586 Law and Legal Institutions and LAWS8587 Legal Framework of Regulation.

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. Tuition fees are indexed annually. 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
2015 $2958
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $4146
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.

Autumn Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
1635 15 Jun 2015 15 Jun 2015 26 Jun 2015 03 Aug 2015 In Person N/A

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