Jurisprudence

Units of study

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

Master of Jurisprudence

Exemption from core units of study should not be assumed to be automatic. Formal approval must be obtained from the Sydney Law School prior to enrolment.
Students must complete 48 credit points of units of study, comprising:
12 credit points of core units of study; and
36 credit points of elective units of study.

2017 Core Units of Study

JURS6034
Jurisprudence Research Project A
6    C JURS6035

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit is compulsory for MJur students. Closing date 30 September (Semester 1) and 30 April (Semester 2). Students must complete both JURS6034 and JURS6035 within one or two semesters.
Semester 1
Semester 2
JURS6035
Jurisprudence Research Project B
6    C JURS6034

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit is compulsory for MJur students. Closing date 30 September (Semester 1) and 30 April (Semester 2). Students must complete both JURS6034 and JURS6035 within one or two semesters.
Semester 1
Semester 2

2017 Elective Units of Study

JURS6018
Constitutional Theory
6      Intensive August
LAWS6350
Criminal Law: History and Theory
6    A LAWS6034 Criminal Liability, undergraduate criminal law or by permission of Unit Coordinator
Intensive October
LAWS6187
Functional Analysis of Law and Soc Control
6      Semester 1
LAWS6335
Neurolaw: Brain Mind Law and Ethics
6      Intensive September
LAWS6308
Philosophy of 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
LAWS6836
Precedent, Interpretation and Probability
6    N JURS6028 or JURS6029
Semester 2
LAWS6338
The Nature of the Common Law
6      Intensive September
LAWS6940
Theories of Law
6    N LAWS5169 or LAWS3469
Intensive June
LAWS6316
Theories of the Judiciary
6      Intensive August

Units of Study offered by the Department of History, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

HRTD6906
The Philosophy of Human Rights

This unit of study is not available in 2017

6    N PHIL7607
Semester 2