- Code LAWS8590
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by ANU Law School
- ANU College ANU College of Law
- Course subject Laws
- Academic career PGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
The content of this course may vary from year to year. Please see Other Information below for details of any special courses currently on offer.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
- Synthesise and apply knowledge and ideas within the chosen special topic
- Review case law, legislation and scholarly writing as it pertains to the chosen special topic
- Incorporate social, comparative or interdisciplinary approaches into legal analysis of the special topic
- Research and synthesise legal materials and other relevant sources to present a cohesive argument that addresses a legal question arising from the special topic
- Make original and reflective contributions to debates on theoretical, policy and practical issues relating to the special topic
- Students must rely on the approved Class Summary which will be posted to the Programs and Courses site approximately 2 weeks prior to the commencement of the course. (100) [LO 1,2,3,4,5]
In response to COVID-19: Please note that Semester 2 Class Summary information (available under the classes tab) is as up to date as possible. Changes to Class Summaries not captured by this publication will be available to enrolled students via Wattle.
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Classes offered in non-standard sessions will be taught on an intensive base with compulsory contact hours (approximately 26 hours of face to face teaching). The course will also require advanced preparation through assigned readings. In total, it is anticipated that the hours required for completion of this course (class preparation, teaching and completion of assessment) will not exceed 120 hours. Classes offered during semester periods are expected to have 3 contact hours per week.
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Requisite and Incompatibility
Alex Bruce, Animal Law in Australia: An Integrated Approach, LexisNexis
Students without an Australian law degree must have completed LAWS8587 Legal Framework of Regulation.
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:
- 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.
Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links
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