Units of study

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Juris Doctor Units of Study

JD Full-Time Structure - Compulsory Units of Study

Year 1

LAWS5000
Foundations of Law
6    N LAWS1000 or LAWS1006
Intensive March
Semester 1
LAWS5018
Legal Research
     Intensive March
Semester 1
LAWS5001
Torts
6    C LAWS5000
N LAWS1010 or LAWS1012 or LAWS3001
Semester 1
LAWS5002
Contracts
6    N LAWS1002 or LAWS1015 or LAWS2000 or LAWS2008
Semester 1
Summer Early
LAWS5003
Civil and Criminal Procedure
6    N LAWS1001 or LAWS1007 or LAWS1014 or LAWS2006 or LAWS3002 or LAWS3004
Semester 1
LAWS5004
Criminal Law
6    P (LAWS5000 or LAWS1006) and (LAWS5003 or LAWS1014)
N LAWS1003 or LAWS1016 or LAWS2001 or LAWS2009
Semester 2
LAWS5006
Torts and Contracts II
6    P (LAWS5000 or LAWS1006) and (LAWS5001 or LAWS1012) and (LAWS5002 or LAWS1015)
N LAWS1017
Semester 2
Winter Main
LAWS5005
Public International Law
6    P LAWS5000
N LAWS1023 or LAWS1018
Semester 2
Summer Late
LAWS5007
Public Law
6    P LAWS5000 or LAWS1006
N LAWS1004 or LAWS1021 or LAWS2002 or LAWS3003
Semester 2
Summer Main

Year 2

Students may substitute one compulsory unit with one JD elective unit in each semester of their penultimate year, deferring the compulsory unit(s) to their final year. Students cannot enrol in more than two elective units in their penultimate year.
LAWS5010
Administrative Law
6    P LAWS5007 or LAWS1021
N LAWS2002 or LAWS2010
Semester 1
LAWS5011
Federal Constitutional Law
6    P LAWS5007 or LAWS1021
N LAWS1004 or LAWS2011 or LAWS3000 or LAWS3003
Semester 1
LAWS5008
Intro to Property and Commercial Law
6    P LAWS5000
N LAWS2004 or LAWS2007 or LAWS2012
Semester 1
Summer Early
LAWS5009
The Legal Profession
6    N LAWS1001 or LAWS2013 or LAWS3002 or LAWS3004
Semester 1
Summer Main
LAWS5014
Corporations Law
6    N LAWS2003 or LAWS2014
Semester 2
Summer Main
LAWS5015
Equity
6    A LAWS5008
P LAWS5000
N LAWS2004 or LAWS2015
Semester 2
Winter Main
LAWS5013
Evidence
6    P (LAWS5000 or LAWS1006) and (LAWS5003 or LAWS1014)
N LAWS2006 or LAWS2016 or LAWS3223
Semester 2
Summer Early
Winter Main
LAWS5012
Real Property
6    P LAWS5008 or LAWS1012
N LAWS2007 or LAWS2017
Semester 2
Winter Main

Year 3

LAWS5017
Private International Law A
6    N LAWS1018 or LAWS2005 or LAWS2018
Semester 1
Semester 2

JD Part-Time Structure - Compulsory Units of Study

Year 1

LAWS5000
Foundations of Law
6    N LAWS1000 or LAWS1006
Intensive March
Semester 1
LAWS5018
Legal Research
     Intensive March
Semester 1
LAWS5005
Public International Law
6    P LAWS5000
N LAWS1023 or LAWS1018
Semester 2
Summer Late
LAWS5007
Public Law
6    P LAWS5000 or LAWS1006
N LAWS1004 or LAWS1021 or LAWS2002 or LAWS3003
Semester 2
Summer Main

Year 2

LAWS5003
Civil and Criminal Procedure
6    N LAWS1001 or LAWS1007 or LAWS1014 or LAWS2006 or LAWS3002 or LAWS3004
Semester 1
LAWS5002
Contracts
6    N LAWS1002 or LAWS1015 or LAWS2000 or LAWS2008
Semester 1
Summer Early
LAWS5004
Criminal Law
6    P (LAWS5000 or LAWS1006) and (LAWS5003 or LAWS1014)
N LAWS1003 or LAWS1016 or LAWS2001 or LAWS2009
Semester 2
LAWS5006
Torts and Contracts II
6    P (LAWS5000 or LAWS1006) and (LAWS5001 or LAWS1012) and (LAWS5002 or LAWS1015)
N LAWS1017
Semester 2
Winter Main

Year 3

LAWS5010
Administrative Law
6    P LAWS5007 or LAWS1021
N LAWS2002 or LAWS2010
Semester 1
LAWS5011
Federal Constitutional Law
6    P LAWS5007 or LAWS1021
N LAWS1004 or LAWS2011 or LAWS3000 or LAWS3003
Semester 1
LAWS5014
Corporations Law
6    N LAWS2003 or LAWS2014
Semester 2
Summer Main
LAWS5013
Evidence
6    P (LAWS5000 or LAWS1006) and (LAWS5003 or LAWS1014)
N LAWS2006 or LAWS2016 or LAWS3223
Semester 2
Summer Early
Winter Main

Year 4

Students may substitute one compulsory unit with one JD elective unit in each semester of their fourth year, deferring the compulsory unit(s) to their fifth year. Students cannot enrol in more than 2 elective units in their fourth year.
LAWS5008
Intro to Property and Commercial Law
6    P LAWS5000
N LAWS2004 or LAWS2007 or LAWS2012
Semester 1
Summer Early
LAWS5009
The Legal Profession
6    N LAWS1001 or LAWS2013 or LAWS3002 or LAWS3004
Semester 1
Summer Main
LAWS5015
Equity
6    A LAWS5008
P LAWS5000
N LAWS2004 or LAWS2015
Semester 2
Winter Main
LAWS5012
Real Property
6    P LAWS5008 or LAWS1012
N LAWS2007 or LAWS2017
Semester 2
Winter Main

Years 5 & 6

LAWS5017
Private International Law A
6    N LAWS1018 or LAWS2005 or LAWS2018
Semester 1
Semester 2