Learning OutcomesBy the conclusion of this course, it is intended that students who have successfully completed all of the course requirements will be able to:
- Analyse and explain the contemporary shape and historical evolution of the legal systems and constitutional structures of South East Asian states;
- Critically analyse South East Asian laws and explain the role of legal institutions in achieving justice and development in the region;
- Assess, distinguish and critically evaluate contemporary academic and policy debates about ‘legal pluralism’, ‘legal traditions’, ‘legal transplants’, ‘good governance’, ‘rule of law’, and ‘constitutionalism’; and
- Access South East Asian legal materials and employ a variety of tools and methodological approaches useful for legal research on the subject.
- Plan and execute complex legal research with independence in order to produce original scholarship on issues relating to law and society in South East Asia.
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 AssessmentAssessment is likely to consist of:
- Class participation (10%)
- Research Essay (90%)
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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
Preliminary ReadingFor preliminary reading by way of introduction of the course, see
- A Harding, ‘Legal traditions of South East Asia’, International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioural Sciences, 2nd ed, James D Wright, Oxford, Elsevier, 2015, 812-17. This article may be accessed at https://nus.academia.edu/AndrewHarding
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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Offerings and Dates
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery|
|8611||11 Nov 2019||11 Nov 2019||22 Nov 2019||27 Dec 2019||In Person|