Juris Doctor

Units of study

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

Part 3- Jurisprudence Units of Study

Students must complete 42 credit points of elective units of study.
Students must complete a minimum of 6 credit points from Part 3 to satisfy the Jurisprudence requirement
LAWS5147
Law and Economics
6    N LAWS3036 or LAWS3447


This unit satisfies the Jurisprudence/Part 3 requirement of the JD.
Semester 2
LAWS5212
Law and Social Theories
6    N LAWS5162
Semester 1
LAWS5213
Philosophy of Criminal Law
6    P LAWS5004
Semester 1
LAWS5175
Philosophy of International Law
6    N LAWS3475


This unit satisfies the Jurisprudence/Part 3 requirement of the JD
Semester 2
LAWS5154
Philosophy of Law
6    N LAWS3459 or LAWS3454


This unit satisfies the Jurisprudence/Part 2 requirement of the LLB. Enrolment is by separate application to the Law School.
Intensive July
Semester 2
LAWS5195
The Rule of Law and its Value
6    N LAWS3495


This unit satisfies the Jurisprudence/Part 3 requirement of the JD.
Semester 2
LAWS5171
Theories of Conscientious Obedience
6    N LAWS3471


This unit satisfies the Jurisprudence/Part 3 requirement of the JD.
Semester 2
LAWS5168
Theories of Justice
6    N LAWS3077 or LAWS3468


This unit satisfies the Juriprudence/Part 3 requirement of the JD.
Semester 1
LAWS5169
Theories of Law
6    N LAWS3089 or LAWS3469


This unit satisfies the Jurisprudence/Part 3 requirement of the JD.
Semester 1

Part 3 - Master's Level Electives (Jurisprudence)

Students may choose no more than 24 credit points of master's level units of study in the Juris Doctor.
LAWS6187
Functional Analysis of Law and Soc Control
6      Intensive March
LAWS6827
Legal Responsibility and Philosophy of Mind
6      Semester 2
LAWS6338
The Nature of the Common Law
6      Intensive May
LAWS6316
Theories of the Judiciary
6      Intensive June