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Future domestic students

Bachelor of Laws (Honours) - Graduate Entry


Year 2015
QUT code LW37
QTAC code internal: 417651;
external: 417655
Duration 3 years full time
6 years part time
Rank 93
Total credit
points
384
Start months February, J uly
Domestic fee
(indicative)
2015: CSP $5,200 per
Study Period (48 credit
points)
Course contact askqut@qut.edu.au
3138 2000
Campus Gardens Point
Accurate as at 30/09/2014. For the latest information see:
https://www.qut.edu.au/study/courses/bachelor-of-laws-honours-graduate-entry
This PDF contains information about the course structure. For more information about the course
see the course information PDF
Course structure
Year 1
Your first year provides a holistic,
comprehensive and transitional learning
experience, laying a solid foundation and
assisting you to develop the skills and
capabilities necessary to be a successful
learner and legal professional. Gaining a
strong understanding of the law of torts
(negligence, damages and no-fault
compensation schemes), legal interviewing,
legal problem solving, criminal law, legal
research, the variety of contexts in which
Australian law operates and developing a
positive professional identity through the
dispute resolution unit, is the focus of first
year. You can also select one general law
elective unit.
Year 2
You will acquire advanced knowledge and
skills in contract law, administrative law,
commercial and personal property law legal
research, equity and trusts, constitutional
law, administrative law and commercial and
personal property law. You can also select
one general law elective unit to develop
your knowledge and skills in your particular
area of interest.
Year 3
In third year, you can choose two advanced
law electives where you can further
advance your practical legal knowledge and
skills through such units as commercial
contracts in practice, health law, public
international law and theories of law. In
addition, you will study real property law,
commercial remedies, civil procedure,
corporate law and undertake a legal
research capstone project, which brings all
of your acquired advanced legal knowledge
and skills together.
NB Please note that the order of units
studied will be slightly different if you enter
the course mid-year.
Structures
Semester 1 (Feb) entry - Full time
G
Semester 1 (Feb) entry - Part time
G
Semester 2 (July) entry - Part Time
G
Unit Lists
General Law Elective List
G
Advanced Law Elective List
G
Semester 1 (Feb) entry - Full time
Semesters
Year 1, Semester 1
G
Year 1, Semester 2
G
Year 2, Semester 1
G
Year 2, Semester 2
G
Year 3, Semester 1
G
Year 3, Semester 2
G
Code Title
Year 1, Semester 1
LLB101 Introduction to Law
LLB102 Torts
LLB103 Dispute Resolution
LLB104 Law in Context
Year 1, Semester 2
LLB105 Legal Problems and Communication
LLB106 Criminal Law
General Law Elective
General Law Elective
Year 2, Semester 1
LLB202 Contract Law
LLB203 Constitutional Law
LLH302 Ethics and the Legal Profession
LLH201 Legal Research
Year 2, Semester 2
LLB204 Commercial and Personal Property Law
LLB205 Equity and Trusts
LLH206 Administrative Law
LLB303 Evidence
Year 3, Semester 1
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Code Title
LLB301 Real Property Law
LLB304 Commercial Remedies
LLH401 Legal Research Capstone
Year 3, Semester 2
LLH305 Corporate Law
LLB306 Civil Procedure
Advanced Law Elective
Advanced Law Elective
Semester 1 (Feb) entry - Part time
Semesters
Year 1, Semester 1
G
Year 1, Semester 2
G
Year 2, Semester 1
G
Year 2, Semester 2
G
Year 3, Semester 1
G
Year 3, Semester 2
G
Year 4, Semester 1
G
Year 4, Semester 2
G
Year 5, Semester 1
G
Year 5, Semester 2
G
Year 6, Semester 1
G
Year 6, Semester 2
G
Code Title
Year 1, Semester 1
LLB101 Introduction to Law
LLB102 Torts
Year 1, Semester 2
LLB105 Legal Problems and Communication
LLB106 Criminal Law
Year 2, Semester 1
LLB103 Dispute Resolution
LLB104 Law in Context
Year 2, Semester 2
LLH201 Legal Research
General Law Elective
Year 3, Semester 1
LLB202 Contract Law
LLB203 Constitutional Law
Year 3, Semester 2
LLB204 Commercial and Personal Property Law
LLB205 Equity and Trusts
Year 4, Semester 1
LLB301 Real Property Law
General Law Elective
Year 4, Semester 2
LLH206 Administrative Law
LLB303 Evidence
Year 5, Semester 1
LLH302 Ethics and the Legal Profession
LLB304 Commercial Remedies
Year 5, Semester 2
LLH305 Corporate Law
LLB306 Civil Procedure
Year 6, Semester 1
LLH401 Legal Research Capstone
Year 6, Semester 2
Advanced Law Elective
Advanced Law Elective
Semester 2 (July) entry - Part Time
Semesters
Year 1 Semester 1
G
Year 1 Semester 2
G
Year 2 Semester 1
G
Year 2 Semester 2
G
Year 3 Semester 1
G
Year 3 Semester 2
G
Year 4 Semester 1
G
Year 4 Semester 2
G
Year 5 Semester 1
G
Year 5 Semester 2
G
Year 6 Semester 1
G
Year 6 Semester 2
G
Code Title
Year 1 Semester 1
LLB101 Introduction to Law
LLB102 Torts
Year 1 Semester 2
LLB103 Dispute Resolution
LLB104 Law in Context
Year 2 Semester 1
LLB105 Legal Problems and Communication
LLB106 Criminal Law
Year 2 Semester 2
LLH201 Legal Research
LLB202 Contract Law
Year 3 Semester 1
LLB204 Commercial and Personal Property Law
LLB205 Equity and Trusts
Year 3 Semester 2
LLB203 Constitutional Law
General Law Elective
Year 4 Semester 1
LLH206 Administrative Law
LLB303 Evidence
Year 4 Semester 2
LLB301 Real Property Law
LLB304 Commercial Remedies
Year 5 Semester 1
LLH305 Corporate Law
LLB306 Civil Procedure
Year 5 Semester 2
LLH302 Ethics and the Legal Profession
General Law Elective
Year 6 Semester 1
LLH401 Legal Research Capstone
Year 6 Semester 2
Advanced Law Elective
Advanced Law Elective
General Law Elective List
General Law Electives List
Code Title
LLB240 Chinese Legal System
LLB241 Discrimination and Employment Law
LLB242 Media Law
LLB243 Family Law
LLB244 Criminal Law Sentencing
LLB340 Banking and Finance Law
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General Law Electives List
LLB342 Immigration and Refugee Law
LLB343 Indigenous Cultural Heritage Law
LLB344 Intellectual Property Law
LLB345 Internet Law
LLB346 Succession Law
LLB347 Taxation Law
LLB440 Environmental Law
LLB443 Mining and Resources Law
LLB444 Real Estate Transactions
LLB445 International Commercial Arbitration
LLB460 Competition Moots A
LLB461 Competition Moots B
LLB462 Learning in Professional Practice
LLB463 Legal Clinic (Organised Program)
LLB464 Legal Clinic (Advanced)
Advanced Law Elective List
Advanced Law Electives
Code Title
LLH470 Commercial Contracts in Practice
LLH471 Health Law and Practice
LLH472 Public International Law
LLH473 Independent Research Project
LLH474 Insolvency Law
LLH475 Theories of Law
LLH476 Competition Law
Unit Synopses
LLB101 Introduction to Law
Equivalents LWB145
Credit Points 12
Availabilities
Gardens Point
- SEM-2, SEM-1
External
- SEM-1, SEM-2
Introduction to Law introduces students to the Australian legal
system. This includes a focus on the major sources of law in
Australia and the institutions that create, interpret and administer
the law.
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LLB102 Torts
Equivalents LWB148
Credit Points 12
Availabilities
Gardens Point
- SEM-2, SEM-1
External
- SEM-1, SEM-2
Torts law is the law of civil wrongs and has developed in
response to provide a private remedy for those who suffer loss
due to the acts or omissions of another.
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LLB103 Dispute Resolution
Anti-requisites LWB150, LWB498
Credit Points 12
Availabilities
Gardens Point
- SEM-2
External
- SEM-2
Dispute Resolution is an umbrella term that represents a number
of processes used to resolve conflict and disputes. This unit
introduces students to the spectrum of dispute resolution forums
commonly used in legal practice and the role of lawyers within
those forums.
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LLB104 Law in Context
Anti-requisites LWB142, LWB144, LWB149
Credit Points 12
Availabilities
Gardens Point
- SEM-1
External
- SEM-1
Law in Context provides an overview of the philosophical,
cultural, social, economic and global contexts in which the
Australian legal system operates, and the role of lawyers in a
dynamic and changing world. This unit gives particular emphasis
to the impact of the Australian legal system on Australia's first
peoples, and introduces students to Aboriginal and Torres Strait
Islander legal knowledges and perspectives of law.
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LLB105 Legal Problems and Communication
Pre-requisites
LLB101 and LLB102. LLB101 and LLB102 can be
studied in the same teaching period as LLB105
Equivalents LWB146
Credit Points 12
Availabilities
Gardens Point
- SEM-2
External
- SEM-2
Legal Problems & Communication continues the development of
legal problem solving and written and oral communication skills
in a variety of professional contexts.
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LLB106 Criminal Law
Pre-requisites
LLB101 and LLB104. LLB104 can be studied in the
same teaching period as LLB106
Equivalents LWB239
Credit Points 12
Availabilities
Gardens Point
- SEM-2
External
- SEM-2
Criminal Law provides knowledge of the doctrines of criminal law
with a focus on offences against the person and property.
Defences and excuses as to liability are also covered along with
certain elements of criminal procedure.
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LLB202 Contract Law
Pre-requisites
LLB105. LLB105 can be studied in the same teaching
period as LLB202
Equivalents LWB136
Credit Points 12
Availabilities
Gardens Point
- SEM-2
External
- SEM-2
Legally binding promises pervade society, from uncomplicated
bargains like riding on a bus to complex multi-million dollar
transactions. The law of contract provides an understanding of
promises which are legally binding, how contractual promises
may be characterised and the significance of that
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characterisation, and how contractual promises may be
discharged or invalidated.
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LLB203 Constitutional Law
Pre-requisites LLB105
Anti-requisites LWB242
Credit Points 12
Availabilities
Gardens Point
- SEM-1
External
- SEM-1
Constitutional Law examines the constitutional arrangements
effected by the Commonwealth and State Constitutions and the
division of power between the Commonwealth and States and
the relations between the different levels of government.
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LLB204 Commercial and Personal Property Law
Pre-requisites LLB202
Anti-requisites LWB243, LWB244
Credit Points 12
Availabilities
Gardens Point
- SEM-2
External
- SEM-2
In this unit concepts of property are introduced and legal
principles relevant to personal property and commercial law are
considered.
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LLB205 Equity and Trusts
Pre-requisites LLB202
Anti-requisites LWB240, LWB241
Credit Points 12
Availabilities
Gardens Point
- SEM-2
External
- SEM-2
Equity & Trusts provides an understanding of the principles of
equity and the law relating to trusts as required for admission to
practice.
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LLB240 Chinese Legal System
Credit Points 12
Availabilities
Gardens Point
- SEM-2
External
- SEM-2
View unit details online | View unit timetable
LLB241 Discrimination and Employment Law
View unit details online | View unit timetable
LLB242 Media Law
Credit Points 12
Availabilities
Gardens Point
- SEM-1
External
- SEM-1
View unit details online | View unit timetable
LLB243 Family Law
Credit Points 12
Availabilities
Gardens Point
- SEM-2
External
- SEM-2
Family law can be a significant part of general legal practice.
This unit provides an understanding of the family law system, the
options for resolution of disputes, and the law as it is applied in
practice.
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LLB244 Criminal Law Sentencing
View unit details online | View unit timetable
LLB301 Real Property Law
Pre-requisites LLB204 and LLB205
Anti-requisites LWB243, LWB244
Credit Points 12
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LLB303 Evidence
Pre-requisites LLB106
Anti-requisites LWB431
Credit Points 12
Evidence examines the rules and procedures relating to the
reception of evidence, in courts and tribunals, concerning facts
which are either disputed or yet to be established before the
commencement of proceedings.
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LLB304 Commercial Remedies
Pre-requisites
LLB102 and LLB205 and LLH201. LLB102 and LLB205
and LLH201 can be studied in the same teaching period
as LLB304
Equivalents LWB137
Credit Points 12
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LLB306 Civil Procedure
Pre-requisites LLB304 and LLH201
Anti-requisites LWB431
Credit Points 12
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LLB340 Banking and Finance Law
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LLB342 Immigration and Refugee Law
Immigration and refugee law is a key area of law and policy in
Australian society. This unit considers the application of key
principles of constitutional and administrative to this area of law
and critically examines the Australian immigration and refugee
laws, policy considerations and procedures.
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LLB343 Indigenous Cultural Heritage Law
Credit Points 12
Availabilities
Gardens Point
- SEM-2
External
- SEM-2
Indigenous ownership and control of Indigenous knowledges,
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lands and cultural property are important Indigenous rights
recognised in international law. In the Australian context the
mainstream legal system has been challenged to effectively
recognise Indigenous law. This unit critically examines the
mainstream legal framework for the management, reognition and
protection of Indigenous cultural rights within comparative,
international and Indigenous contexts.
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LLB344 Intellectual Property Law
Intellectual property law is the umbrella term that encompasses
the legal rights and responsibilities of creators and users of
intellectual property. This unit examines the law of copyright,
patents, trademarks and designs and how the Australian law has
responded to international conventions and treaties that infomr
the development of Australian intellectual property law.
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LLB345 Internet Law
As the Internet copntinues to become an integrated part of
business, government and social life, difficult legal and policy
questions arise. Internet Law addresses the most pressing
practical legal issues that arise when people and businesses
interact online, and examines the theoretical principles that are
likely to underpin public and private regulatory efforts in the
future.
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LLB346 Succession Law
The law of succession deals with the legal consequences of
death upon a person's property and is a strongly developing area
of legal practice. Succession Law will provide students with a
critical understanding of the rules and principles relating to wills,
intestacy, administration of a deceased estate, family provision
and introduce estate planning.
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LLB347 Taxation Law
Taxation law can be a fundamental part of general commercial
legal practice. This unit provides an overview of the Australian
taxation system and the application of the legislation to the
business environment.
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LLB440 Environmental Law
View unit details online | View unit timetable
LLB443 Mining and Resources Law
Credit Points 12
Availabilities
Gardens Point
- SEM-1
External
- SEM-1
View unit details online | View unit timetable
LLB444 Real Estate Transactions
View unit details online | View unit timetable
LLB445 International Commercial Arbitration
Credit Points 12
Availabilities
Gardens Point
- SEM-2
External
- SEM-2
View unit details online | View unit timetable
LLB460 Competition Moots A
Credit Points 12
Availabilities
Gardens Point
- SEM-2
View unit details online | View unit timetable
LLB461 Competition Moots B
Credit Points 12
Availabilities
Gardens Point
- SEM-2
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LLB462 Learning in Professional Practice
Credit Points 12
Availabilities
Gardens Point
- SEM-2
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LLB463 Legal Clinic (Organised Program)
Credit Points 12
Availabilities
Gardens Point
- SEM-2
In this unit students are provided with the opportunity to see law
in action through being involved in the delivery of legal services
to members of the community under the umbrella of Legal Aid
Queensland, the Prisoners Legal Service Inc or the Aboriginal
and Torres Strait Islander Corporation (QEA) for Legal Services.
Students' work in their placement is supplemented with a weekly
seminar program that deals with such topics as legal
interviewing, family and criminal law practice, professionalism
and legal writing. Entry to this unit is via a successful application
only.
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LLB464 Legal Clinic (Advanced)
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LLH201 Legal Research
Pre-requisites LLB105
Credit Points 12
Availabilities
Gardens Point
- SEM-1
External
- SEM-1
Legal research is an integral part of legal practice. This unit
develops the problem solving, legal research and communication
skills developed in the first year units in new contexts.
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LLH206 Administrative Law
Pre-requisites LLB203 and LLH201
Anti-requisites LWB335
Credit Points 12
Availabilities
Gardens Point
- SEM-2
External
- SEM-2
Administrative law concerns the legal relationship between
government and individuals and businesses. This unit considers
the way in which decisions of government bodies and public
officials may be challenged or reviewed. An understanding of
this area of the law is required for admission as a legal
practitioner.
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LLH302 Ethics and the Legal Profession
Pre-requisites
96cp in Law units (LL%) including LLH201. LHH201 can
be studied in the same teaching period as LLH302
Anti-requisites LWB433
Credit Points 12
Availabilities
Gardens Point
- SEM-1
External
- SEM-1
Ethics and the Legal Profession examines the legal and ethical
responsibilities of a legal practitioner and develops in students
the skills required to deal with the pressures that legal
practitioners may face in their career.
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LLH305 Corporate Law
Pre-requisites LLB204 and LLH201
Anti-requisites LWB334
Credit Points 12
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LLH401 Legal Research Capstone
Pre-requisites LLH201 and LLH302
Credit Points 24
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LLH470 Commercial Contracts in Practice
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LLH471 Health Law and Practice
Pre-requisites LLH401
Anti-requisites LWB483
Credit Points 12
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LLH472 Public International Law
View unit details online | View unit timetable
LLH473 Independent Research Project
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LLH474 Insolvency Law
View unit details online | View unit timetable
LLH475 Theories of Law
View unit details online | View unit timetable
LLH476 Competition Law
View unit details online | View unit timetable
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