Administrative Law and Policy

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

Administrative Law and Policy

Master of Administrative Law and Policy

Exemption from core units of study should not be assumed to be automatic. Formal approval must be obtained from the University of Sydney Law School prior to enrolment.
Students must complete 48 credit points, comprising:
(i) 18 credit points of core units of study and 30 credit points of elective units of study, comprising a minimum of 42 credit points from the Sydney Law School, for students without a law background; or
(ii) 12 credit points of core units of study and 36 credit points of elective units of study, comprising a minimum of 36 credit points from the Sydney Law School, for students with a law background.

Core

Students without a law degree from a common law jurisdiction must undertake LAWS6252 Legal Reasoning and the Common Law System prior to, or concurrent with, enrolling in other law units.
LAWS6011
Administrative Law
6    A Undergraduate law degree or LAWS6252 (core unit for MALP students)


Core unit for MALP students. Academic Profile https://sydney.edu.au/law/about/people/list.php. The unit is also available on a Continuing Professional Development basis https://sydney.edu.au/law/study-law/continuing-professional-development.html
Intensive April
LAWS6252
Legal Reasoning and the Common Law System
6    N LAWS6881 and law graduates from a common law jurisdiction


This unit must be completed prior to commencing other elective units. It is important to enrol well in advance of classes in order to complete pre-class readings (normally available to enrolled students 3 weeks prior to the first class). Law graduates from a non-common law jurisdiction are also recommended to undertake this unit. If you have missed the enrolment deadline or unable to enrol in the unit in Sydney Student https://sydneystudent.sydney.edu.au/sitsvision/wrd/SIW_LGN, please contact law.postgraduate@sydney.edu.au. Academic Profile https://sydney.edu.au/law/about/our-visitors.html. The unit is also available on a Continuing Professional Development basis https://sydney.edu.au/law/study-law/continuing-professional-development.html
Intensive April
Intensive August
Intensive March
Intensive September
LAWS6257
Public Policy
6    N LAWS6139 or LAWS6042 or LAWS6113 or LAWS6984 or LAWS3447 or LAWS5147


Core unit for MALP students. Academic Profile https://sydney.edu.au/law/about/people/list.php. The unit is also available on a Continuing Professional Development basis https://sydney.edu.au/law/study-law/continuing-professional-development.html
Intensive September

Electives

LAWS6130
Dispute Resolution in Australia
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit has a restricted class size. Priority will be given to students who are currently completing a Sydney Law School master's degree or graduate diploma. Academic Profile https://sydney.edu.au/law/about/our-visitors.html.
Intensive May
LAWS6044
Environmental Law and Policy
6    A LAWS6252 or law degree from a common law jurisdiction
N LAWS3430 or LAWS5130


Students who do not hold a law degree from a common law jurisdiction must either have completed or be concurrently enrolled in LAWS6252 Legal Reasoning and the Common Law System before undertaking the environmental law units. Academic Profile https://sydney.edu.au/law/about/our-visitors.html. The unit is also available on a Continuing Professional Development basis https://sydney.edu.au/law/study-law/continuing-professional-development.html
Intensive March
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 or LAWS6045 or LAWS3430 or LAWS5130


Academic Profile https://sydney.edu.au/law/about/our-visitors.html. The unit is also available on a Continuing Professional Development basis https://sydney.edu.au/law/study-law/continuing-professional-development.html
Intensive September
LAWS6330
Fundamentals of Regulation
6   

Available to MLLR students who commenced after Jan 2015. Academic Profile https://sydney.edu.au/law/about/people/list.php. The unit is also available on a Continuing Professional Development basis https://sydney.edu.au/law/study-law/continuing-professional-development.html
Intensive September
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. Academic Profile https://sydney.edu.au/law/about/people/list.php. The unit is also available on a Continuing Professional Development basis https://sydney.edu.au/law/study-law/continuing-professional-development.html
Intensive October
LAWS6068
Judicial Review-P'ciple, Pol and Procedure
6   

Academic Profile https://sydney.edu.au/law/about/people/list.php. The unit is also available on a Continuing Professional Development basis https://sydney.edu.au/law/study-law/continuing-professional-development.html
Intensive September
LAWS6821
Mediation - Skills and Theory
6    N LAWS6935

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit has a restricted class size. Priority will be given to students who are currently completing a Sydney Law School master's degree or graduate diploma. Students enrolling in this unit need to commit themselves to attending all classes. The skills learning takes place in class and skills are built incrementally from the beginning to the end of the unit. Students cannot catch up on elements they have missed by doing reading outside class - they must participate in all scheduled sessions. If students have a problem with attendance, they should postpone enrolling or withdraw well in advance of the first class so their place can be offered to the next student. Academic Profile https://sydney.edu.au/law/about/our-visitors.html.
Intensive December
LAWS6877
Mental Illness: Law and Policy
6   

Academic Profile https://sydney.edu.au/law/about/our-people.html. The unit is also available on a Continuing Professional Development basis https://sydney.edu.au/law/study-law/continuing-professional-development.html
Intensive September
LAWS6198
Refugee Law
6   

Academic Profile https://sydney.edu.au/law/about/people/list.php. The unit is also available on a Continuing Professional Development basis https://sydney.edu.au/law/study-law/continuing-professional-development.html
Intensive October

Electives - Master of Administrative Law and Policy only

The following units are only available to students undertaking the Master of Administrative Law and Policy
LAWS6147
Independent Research Project
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Applications close on 30 November (Semester 1) and 30 May (Semester 2). Applications should only be lodged after the completion of at least 24 credit points. Late applications may be accepted from those with incomplete results For further information, please visit https://canvas.sydney.edu.au/courses/4533/pages/postgraduate-coursework-research-projects#research-projects or contact E: law.postgraduate@sydney.edu.au
Semester 1
Semester 2
LAWS6182
Independent Research Project A
6    C LAWS6183

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Applications close on 30 November (Semester 1) and 30 May (Semester 2). Applications should only be lodged after the completion of at least 24 credit points. Late applications may be accepted from those with incomplete results. Students must complete both LAWS6182 and LAWS6183 within one or over two semesters. For further information, please visit https://canvas.sydney.edu.au/courses/4533/pages/postgraduate-coursework-research-projects#research-projects or contact E: law.postgraduate@sydney.edu.au
Semester 1
Semester 2
LAWS6183
Independent Research Project B
6    C LAWS6182

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Applications close on 30 November (Semester 1) and 30 May (Semester 2). Applications should only be lodged after the completion of at least 24 credit points. Late applications may be accepted from those with incomplete results. Students must complete both LAWS6182 and LAWS6183 within one or over two semesters. For further information, please visit https://canvas.sydney.edu.au/courses/4533/pages/postgraduate-coursework-research-projects#research-projects or contact E: law.postgraduate@sydney.edu.au.
Semester 1
Semester 2

Electives Offered by Other Faculties/Departments

Department of Government and International Relations

GOVT6150
Challenges of Democratic Politics
6      Semester 2
GOVT6358
Comparative Migration Policy

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 2
GOVT6135
Global Environmental Politics
6      Semester 2
GOVT6123
Globalisation and Governance
6      Semester 2
GOVT6319
Governance and Public Policy Making

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 2
GOVT6357
International Policy Making
6      Semester 2
GOVT6311
Issues in Public Policy
6      Semester 2
GOVT6313
Leadership in Theory and Practice

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 2
GOVT6331
Public Management and Governance
6      Semester 2
GOVT6301
Public Sector Ethics and Corruption
6      Semester 2
GOVT6156
Strategy and Civil Society
6      Semester 2
GOVT6316
The Politics of Policy Making
6      Semester 2

School of Education and Social Work

SCWK6949
Global Social Policy
6      Semester 2
SCWK6948
Social Policy Frameworks
6      Semester 1

Department of Sociology and Social Policy

SCLG6901
Citizenship Rights and Social Movements
6    N SCWK6901


This unit is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 1
SCLG6910
Comparative Welfare States
6    N SCWK6909
Semester 1
SCLG6903
New Debates in Social Theory
6      Semester 2