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.

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. Applications close on 30 September (Semester 1) and 30 April (Semester 2). Students whose application is pending on the outcome of their previous semester's results should not apply until after the official results release date. Students must complete both JURS6034 and JURS6035 within one or over two semesters. If you have any concerns, please contact Sydney Law School E: law.postgraduate@sydney.edu.au.
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. Applications close on 30 September (Semester 1) and 30 April (Semester 2). Students whose application is pending on the outcome of their previous semester's results should not apply until after the official results release date. Students must complete both JURS6034 and JURS6035 within one or over two semesters. If you have any concerns, please contact Sydney Law School E: law.postgraduate@sydney.edu.au.
Semester 1
Semester 2

Elective Units of Study

JURS6018
Constitutional Theory

This unit of study is not available in 2018

6      Intensive August
LAWS6350
Criminal Law: History and Theory

This unit of study is not available in 2018

6    A LAWS6034 Criminal Liability, undergraduate criminal law or by permission of Unit Coordinator
Intensive October
JURS6019
Freedom of Speech
6      Intensive August
LAWS6187
Functional Analysis of Law and Soc Control
6      Intensive March
LAWS6827
Legal Responsibility and Philosophy of Mind
6      Semester 2
LAWS6335
Neurolaw: Brain Mind Law and Ethics

This unit of study is not available in 2018

6   

This unit is offered in online mode, with a compulsory face-to-face workshop conducted over 2 days. Students are required to digest materials posted in the Learning Management System each week, including traditional academic literature and multi-media resources, and to complete weekly online tasks (including quizzes and discussion questions).
Intensive September
LAWS6308
Philosophy of Law
6   

Students cannot enrol directly into this unit in Sydney Student. Enrolment instructions will be provided upon successful pre-enrolment registration. For further information, please visit http://sydney.edu.au/law/offshore/index.shtml.
Intensive July
LAWS6836
Precedent, Interpretation and Probability

This unit of study is not available in 2018

6    N JURS6028 or JURS6029
Semester 2
LAWS6338
The Nature of the Common Law
6      Intensive May
LAWS6119
The State and Global Governance
6   

Master of Law and International Development students may undertake this unit as an elective or capstone unit.
Intensive May
LAWS6940
Theories of Law

This unit of study is not available in 2018

6    N LAWS5169 or LAWS3469
Intensive June
LAWS6316
Theories of the Judiciary
6      Intensive June

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

HRTD6906
The Philosophy of Human Rights
6    N PHIL7607
Semester 2