Jurisprudence

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

Jurisprudence

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.
Master of Jurisprudence
For the award of the Master of Jurisprudence, students must complete 48 credit points of units of study, comprising:
(i) 12 credit points of core units of study; and
(ii) 36 credit points of elective units of study.
Graduate Diploma in Jurisprudence
For the award of the Graduate Diploma in Jurisprudence, students must complete 24 credit points of units of study.

Core

The following units are only available to students undertaking the Master of Jurisprudence
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 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 JURS6034 and JURS6035 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
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 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 JURS6034 and JURS6035 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

JURS6018
Constitutional Theory
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
JURS6019
Freedom of Speech
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
LAWS6187
Functional Analysis of Law and Soc Control
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 April
LAWS6308
Philosophy of Law
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Students cannot enrol directly into this unit in Sydney Student. Enrolment instructions will be provided upon successful registration. See https://canvas.sydney.edu.au/courses/4533/pages/experiential-learning-offshore-study. Academic Profile https://sydney.edu.au/law/about/people/list.php.
Intensive August
LAWS6836
Precedent, Interpretation and Probability
6   

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
Semester 2
LAWS6338
The Nature of the Common 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 June
LAWS6316
Theories of the Judiciary
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 June
Electives from other faculties
The following elective is available from the Department of History, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
HRTD6906
The Philosophy of Human Rights

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    N PHIL7607
Semester 2