Juris Doctor

Units of study

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

2017 Part 2- Elective Units of Study

Students must complete 42 credit points of elective units of study.
Students may choose a maximum of 30 credit points of units of study from Part 2.
LAWS5101
Advanced Constitutional Law
6    P LAWS1004 or LAWS3000 or LAWS3003 or (LAWS1021 and LAWS2011) or (LAWS5007 and LAWS5011)
C LAWS2011 or LAWS5011
N LAWS3027 or LAWS3401
Semester 1
LAWS5104
Advanced Criminal Law
6    P LAWS1016 or LAWS1003 or LAWS2009 or LAWS5004
N LAWS3404
Semester 1a
LAWS5106
Advanced Evidence
6    P LAWS2006 or LAWS2016 or LAWS5013
N LAWS3406
Semester 1
LAWS5177
Advanced Obligations and Remedies
6    P (LAWS1010 or LAWS1012 or LAWS5001) and (LAWS1002 or (LAWS1015 and LAWS1017) or (LAWS5002 and LAWS5006)) and (LAWS2004 or LAWS2015 or LAWS5015)
N LAWS3477


Enrolment is by seperate application to the Law School.
Intensive July
LAWS5109
Advanced Taxation Law
6    P LAWS3047 or LAWS3412 or LAWS5112
N LAWS3013 or LAWS3409
Semester 2
LAWS5111
Anti-Discrimination Law
6    N LAWS3012 or LAWS3411
Semester 2
LAWS5112
Australian Income Tax
6    N LAWS3047 or LAWS3412
Semester 1
LAWS5113
Banking and Financial Instruments
6    P (LAWS1015 or LAWS1002 or LAWS5002) and (LAWS2004 or LAWS2015 or LAWS5015)
N LAWS3101 or LAWS3413
Semester 1
Summer Early
LAWS5116
Commercial Dispute Resolution
6    N LAWS3006 or LAWS3022 or LAWS3416

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Enrolment in this unit of study is by special application and priority is given to final year students.
Semester 2
LAWS5117
Commercial Land Law
6    P LAWS2007 or LAWS2017 or LAWS5012
N LAWS3417
Semester 1
LAWS5119
Competition Law
6    N LAWS3016 or LAWS3419
Semester 2
LAWS5126
Criminology
6    N LAWS3020 or LAWS3426
Semester 1
Semester 2
LAWS5130
Environmental Law
6    C LAWS2002 or LAWS2010 or LAWS5010
N LAWS3024 or LAWS3430
Semester 1
LAWS5174
Equity and Financial Risk Allocation
6    P LAWS2004 or LAWS2015 or LAWS5015
N LAWS3474
Semester 1
LAWS5206
Families, Children and the Law
6    N LAWS5132


This unit is an alternative to Family Law
Semester 1
LAWS5132
Family Law
6    N LAWS3026 or LAWS3432
Semester 1
LAWS5360
Independent Research Project
6    N LAWS3031 or LAWS3115 or LAWS3030 or LAWS3260 or LAWS5315 or LAWS5330 or LAWS5331

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Enrolment in this unit of study is by special application and is restricted to students in their final year of study who meet the relevant academic criteria.
Semester 1
Semester 2
Summer Early
LAWS5135
Indigenous Peoples and Public Law
6    N LAWS3005 or LAWS3435 or LAWS6988
Semester 2
LAWS5145
Insolvency Law
6    P LAWS2003 or LAWS2014 or LAWS5014
N LAWS3403 or LAWS5103 or LAWS3445
Semester 1
LAWS5203
Insurance Law and Risk
6    P LAWS5001 and LAWS5002 and LAWS5006 and LAWS5015
N LAWS3503
Semester 2
LAWS5208
Interdisciplinary Project
6    A Students are expected to have completed all core units with the exception of Private International Law A.
N INDP3000

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Enrolment in this unit of study is by special application. It is only available to students in their final year of study who have a WAM above 65.
Semester 1
Semester 2
LAWS5143
Interpretation
6    P (LAWS1002 or LAWS2008 or LAWS1015 or LAWS5002) and (LAWS2002 or LAWS1021 or LAWS5007)
N LAWS3443
Semester 2
LAWS5180
IP: Copyright and Designs
6    N LAWS3033 or LAWS3423 or LAWS3480
Semester 2
LAWS5179
IP: Trademarks and Patents
6    N LAWS3472 or LAWS3033 or LAWS3479
Semester 1
LAWS5146
Labour Law
6    N LAWS3023 or LAWS3446 or LAWS6071
Semester 1
LAWS5344
Law International Exchange Electives
24    N LAWS3044

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Available to outbound exchange students only.
Semester 1
Semester 2
LAWS5151
Media Law: Contempt and Open Justice
6    N LAWS3059 or LAWS3451
Semester 1
LAWS5128
Media Law: Defamation and Privacy
6    N LAWS3059 or LAWS3428
Semester 1
Summer Early
LAWS5152
Medical Law
6    N LAWS3046 or LAWS3452
Semester 1
Semester 2
LAWS5155
Policing, Crime and Society
6    N LAWS3048 or LAWS3455
Semester 1
LAWS5209
Redfern Legal Centre Clinic
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Enrolment in this unit of study is by special application. Priority will be given to students in their final year of study.
Semester 2
LAWS5160
Roman Law
6    N LAWS3052 or LAWS3460
Semester 1
LAWS5184
Secured Transactions in Commercial Law
6    P LAWS2012 or LAWS5008
N LAWS3484
Semester 2
LAWS5161
Social Justice Legal Clinic A
6    N LAWS3112 or LAWS3461

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Enrolment in this unit of study is by special application. Priority will be given to students in their final year of study.
Intensive February
Semester 1
LAWS5131
Social Justice Legal Clinic B
6    N LAWS3025 or LAWS3431

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Enrolment in this unit is by special application. Enrolment is restricted to students in their final year of study.
Semester 2
LAWS5165
Sydney Law Review
6    N LAWS3057 or LAWS3465


Enrolment in this unit of study is by special application. For further information, please visit sydney.edu.au/law/slr.
Semester 2
LAWS5192
Topics in Legal History
6    N LAWS3492
Semester 1
2017 Part 2- Master's Level Electives
Students may choose no more than 24 credit points of master's level units of study in the Juris Doctor.
LAWS6013
Advanced Employment Law
6    A LAWS6252 or a law degree and LAWS6071
Intensive August
LAWS6165
Biodiversity Law
6      Intensive April
LAWS6320
Climate Disaster Law
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Pre-enrolment registration is required. For further information, please visit Sydney Law School website http://sydney.edu.au/law/
Intensive July
LAWS6032
Crime Research and Policy
6   

Core unit for MCrim and GradDipCrim students and co-requisite for other criminology units.
Semester 1
LAWS6066
Discretion in Criminal Justice
6      Intensive August
LAWS6984
Economics of Tax Policy
6    N LAWS6257
Intensive September
LAWS6163
Energy and Climate Law
6    N LAWS6863
Intensive September
LAWS6354
Environ Planning and Impact Assessment Law
6    A students who do not hold an undergraduate law degree must have completed LAWS6252 Legal Reasoning and the Common Law System before enrolling in this unit and LAWS6044 Environmental Law and Policy (MEL only)
N LAWS6043, LAWS6045, LAWS3430, LAWS5130
Intensive September
LAWS6330
Fundamentals of Regulation
6   

Available to MLLR students who commenced after Jan 2015.
Intensive September
LAWS6214
Goods and Services Tax Principles A
6      Intensive March
LAWS6052
Govt Regulation, Health Policy and Ethics
6   

MHL students may select this unit as one of the three core units required in addition to LAWS6252 or LAWS6881.
Intensive October
LAWS6862
Hate Crime
6      Intensive March
LAWS6054
Health Care and Professional Liability
6   

Core unit for GradDipPubHL students. MHL students may select this unit as one of the three core units required in addition to LAWS6252 or LAWS6881.
Intensive May
LAWS6351
IP: Management and Disputes
6    A LAWS3480/LAWS5180 Copyright & Designs, LAWS3479/LAWS5179 Trade Marks & Patents or LAWS6873 Principles of Intellectual Property
Intensive October
LAWS6877
Mental Illness: Law and Policy
6      Intensive September
LAWS6344
Work, Care and Gender
6    A LAWS6252 or a law degree
Intensive February
LAWS6191
Water Law and Climate Change
6      Intensive October