Unit table

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

Faculty of Law Undergraduate Table of Units of Study

Compulsory Units of Study

Combined Law Year 1

LAWS1006
Foundations of Law
6    N LAWS1000, LAWS5000
Semester 1
LAWS1012
Torts
6    P LAWS1006
N LAWS1005, LAWS1010, LAWS3001, LAWS5001
Semester 2
LAWS1013
Legal Research I
   C LAWS1006
N LAWS1008


Semester 1 classes are for Combined Law candidates in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Semester 2 classes are for Combined Law candidates in the Business School and faculties of Architecture, Engineering and Science.
Semester 1
Semester 2

Combined Law Year 2

LAWS1015
Contracts
6    P LAWS1006
N LAWS1002, LAWS2008, LAWS5002
Semester 1
Summer Early
LAWS1014
Civil and Criminal Procedure
6    P LAWS1006, LAWS1012
N LAWS1001, LAWS1007, LAWS3002, LAWS3004, LAWS2006, LAWS5003
Semester 1
LAWS1016
Criminal Law
6    P LAWS1006, LAWS1014
N LAWS1003, LAWS3001, LAWS2009, LAWS5004
Semester 2

Combined Law Year 3

LAWS1023
Public International Law
6    P LAWS1006
N LAWS1018, LAWS2005, LAWS5005
Semester 1
Summer Late
LAWS1021
Public Law
6    P LAWS1006
N LAWS2002, LAWS3003, LAWS1004, LAWS5007
Semester 2
Summer Main
LAWS1017
Torts and Contracts II
6    P (LAWS1010 or LAWS1012) and LAWS1015
N LAWS5006
Semester 2
Winter Main
LAWS1019
Legal Research II
   P LAWS1013
N LAWS1008, LAWS1022


Semester 1 classes are for Combined Law candidates in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences. Semester 2 classes are for Combined Law candidates in the Business School and faculties of Architecture, Engineering and Science.
Semester 1
Semester 2

Combined Law 4/5 and Graduate Law 2

Candidates for the Bachelor of Laws combined with the Bachelor of Arts (Media & Communications), Bachelor of Engineering, or Bachelor of Information Technology do not undertake any law units in Year 4. After completion of the requirements of their first degree, candidates return to 'Year 5' of the Bachelor of Laws.
For all other combined law degrees, candidates enrol full-time in the Bachelor of Laws in Year 4.
LAWS2010
Administrative Law
6    P LAWS1021
C LAWS2011
N LAWS2002, LAWS5010
Semester 1
LAWS2011
Federal Constitutional Law
6    P LAWS1021
N LAWS1004, LAWS3000, LAWS3003, LAWS5011
Semester 1
LAWS2012
Intro to Property and Commercial Law
6    P LAWS1006
N LAWS2004, LAWS2007, LAWS5008
Semester 1
Summer Early
LAWS2013
The Legal Profession
6    N LAWS1001, LAWS3002, LAWS3004, LAWS5009
Semester 1
LAWS2014
Corporations Law
6    N LAWS2003, LAWS5014
Semester 2
Summer Early
Winter Main
LAWS2015
Equity
6    N LAWS2004, LAWS5015
Semester 2
Summer Main
Winter Main
LAWS2016
Evidence
6    P LAWS1006 and LAWS1014
N LAWS2006, LAWS5013
Semester 2
Summer Early
Winter Main
LAWS2017
Real Property
6    P LAWS2012
N LAWS2007
Semester 2
Winter Main

Combined Law 5/6 and Graduate Law 3

LAWS2018
Private International Law A
6    N LAWS2005, LAWS1018
Semester 1
Semester 2

2014 Elective Units of Study

Candidates must successfully complete 42 credit points from the elective units of study including:
(a) a maximum of 36 credit points from Part 1- Elective Units of Study
(b) a minimum of 6 credit points from Part 2- Jurisprudence Units of Study
Part 1- Elective Units of Study
LAWS3401
Advanced Constitutional Law
6    P LAWS1004 or LAWS3000 or LAWS3003 or (LAWS1021 and LAWS2011)
C LAWS2011
N LAWS3027, LAWS5101

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
LAWS3404
Advanced Criminal Law
6    P LAWS1016 or LAWS1003 or LAWS2009
N LAWS3445, LAWS5104

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
LAWS3406
Advanced Evidence
6    P LAWS2006 or LAWS2016
N LAWS5106
Semester 1
LAWS3477
Advanced Obligations and Remedies
6    P LAWS1010 or LAWS1012, LAWS1002 or (LAWS1015 and LAWS1017), LAWS2004 or LAWS2015
N LAWS5177

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Winter L1
Enrolment in the Cambridge stream is by application to the Law School.
Semester 2
Winter L1
LAWS3408
Advanced Public International Law
6    P LAWS1018 or LAWS1023 or LAWS2005
N LAWS3009, LAWS5108
Semester 1
LAWS3409
Advanced Taxation Law
6    P LAWS3047 or LAWS3412
N LAWS3013, LAWS5109
Semester 2
LAWS3411
Anti-Discrimination Law
6    N LAWS3012, LAWS5112
Semester 2
LAWS3412
Australian Income Tax
6    N LAWS3047, LAWS5112
Semester 1
Summer Late
LAWS3413
Banking and Financial Instruments
6    P LAWS1015 or LAWS1002, LAWS2004 or LAWS2015, LAWS2007 or LAWS2017
N LAWS3101, LAWS5113
Semester 1
LAWS3068
Chinese Laws and Chinese Legal Systems
6    N LAWS3014, LAWS5368

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Summer L3
Enrolment in the Shanghai Winter School is by seperate application to the Law School.
Semester 2
Summer L3
LAWS3416
Commercial Dispute Resolution
6    N LAWS3006, LAWS3022, LAWS5116

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Enrolment in this unit of study is by special application and priority is given to final year students.
Semester 2
LAWS3417
Commercial Land Law
6    P LAWS2007 or LAWS2017 or LAWS5012
N LAWS5117
Semester 1
LAWS3419
Competition Law
6    N LAWS3016, LAWS5119
Semester 1
LAWS3424
Corporate and Securities Regulation
6    P LAWS2003 or LAWS2014
N LAWS3108, LAWS5124

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
LAWS3426
Criminology
6    N LAWS3020, LAWS5126

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Semester 2

Semester 1
Semester 2
LAWS3427
Death and Inheritance Law
6    N LAWS3056, LAWS5127
Semester 1
LAWS3478
Development, Law and Human Rights
6    N LAWS5178
Semester 1
LAWS3430
Environmental Law
6    C LAWS2002 or LAWS2010
N LAWS3024, LAWS5130
Semester 1
LAWS3474
Equity and Financial Risk Allocation
6    P LAWS2004 or LAWS2015
N LAWS5174

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
LAWS3431
External Placement Program
6    N LAWS3025, LAWS5131

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Enrolment in this unit is by special application. Enrolment is restricted to students in their final year of study.
Semester 1
LAWS3432
Family Law
6    N LAWS3026, LAWS5132

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Semester 2

Semester 1
Semester 2
LAWS3435
Indigenous People and Public Law
6    N LAWS3005, LAWS5135
Semester 2
LAWS3445
Insolvency Law
6    P LAWS2003 or LAWS2014
N LAWS3403, LAWS5103, LAWS5145

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
LAWS3437
International Commercial Arbitration
6    P LAWS1015 or LAWS1002 or LAWS2008
N LAWS3092, LAWS5137
Semester 2
LAWS3438
International Commercial Transactions
6    P LAWS1015 or LAWS1002 or LAWS2008
N LAWS3072, LAWS5138

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
LAWS3439
International Economic Law
6    P LAWS2005 or LAWS1018 or LAWS1023
N LAWS3090, LAWS5139
Semester 2
LAWS3434
International Human Rights Law
6    P LAWS2005 or LAWS1018 or LAWS1023
N LAWS3034, LAWS5134

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
LAWS3489
International Moot
6    P LAWS1018 or LAWS1023. Other pre-requisites may apply to individual moots.
N LAWS3093, LAWS3035, LAWS5189

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Enrolment in this unit of study will be by special application, and will be based on competitive selection in accordance with the rules of the individual competition.
Int February
Semester 1
LAWS3443
Interpretation
6    P (LAWS1002 or LAWS2008 or LAWS1015) and (LAWS2002 or LAWS1021)
N LAWS5143
Semester 2
LAWS3441
Introduction to Islamic Law
6    N LAWS5141
Semester 1
LAWS3480
IP: Copyright and Designs
6    N LAWS3033, LAWS3423, LAWS5180

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
LAWS3479
IP: Trademarks and Patents
6    N LAWS3472, LAWS3033, LAWS3423, LAWS5179

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Semester 2

Semester 1
Semester 2
LAWS3444
Japanese Law
6    N LAWS3076, LAWS5144

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Applications for the offshore intensive unit are by seperate application. For further information see http://sydney.edu.au/law/caplus.
Int February
LAWS3446
Labour Law
6    N LAWS3023, LAWS5146

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 2
LAWS3447
Law and Economics
6    N LAWS3036, LAWS5147


This unit satisfies the Jurisprudence/Part 2 requirement of the LLB.
Semester 2
LAWS3490
Law and Society in Indonesia
6    N LAWS5190
Semester 2
LAWS3900
Law Honours
12   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Further information regarding the honours program, including eligibility requirements, workload, supervision and award, can be found at http://sydney.edu.au/law/cstudent/undergrad/honours_program.shtml.
Semester 1
Semester 2
LAWS3044
Law International Exchange Electives
24   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Available to outbound exchange students only.
Semester 1
Semester 2
LAWS3494
Legal Systems in South East Asia
6    N LAWS5194, LAWS6149

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Enrolment in the winter school is by application to the Law School.
Int July
LAWS3451
Media Law: Contempt and Open Justice
6    N LAWS3059, LAWS5151
Semester 1
LAWS3428
Media Law: Defamation and Privacy
6    N LAWS3059, LAWS5128

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Semester 1

Semester 1
Summer Early
Winter Main
LAWS3452
Medical Law
6    N LAWS3046, LAWS5152
Semester 1
Semester 2
LAWS3499
Migration, Refugees and Forced Migration
6    P LAWS2002 or (LAWS2010 and LAWS1021) or (LAWS5007 and LAWS5010), LAWS1004 or LAWS3000 or LAWS3003 or LAWS2011 or LAWS5011
C LAWS2002 or LAWS2010 or LAWS5010, LAWS1018 or LAWS2005 or LAWS1023 or LAWS5005
N LAWS3045, LAWS3458, LAWS5158, LAWS3453, LAWS5153, LAWS5199
Semester 1
LAWS3455
Policing, Crime and Society
6    N LAWS3048, LAWS5155
Semester 2
LAWS3457
Private International Law B
6    N LAWS3015, LAWS5157

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
LAWS3460
Roman Law
6    N LAWS3052, LAWS5160
Semester 1
LAWS3484
Secured Transactions in Commercial Law
6    P LAWS2012
N LAWS5184
Semester 2
LAWS3461
Social Justice Clinical Course
6    N LAWS4061, LAWS5161

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Enrolment in this unit of study is by special application. Priority will be given to students in their final year of study.
Int February
Semester 1
LAWS3465
Sydney Law Review
6    N LAWS3057, LAWS5165

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Enrolment in this unit of study is by special application. For further information, please visit sydney.edu.au/law/slr.
Semester 2
LAWS3496
United States Constitutional Law
6    P LAWS5011 or LAWS2011 or LAWS1004 or LAWS3000 or LAWS3003
N LAWS3418, LAWS5118, LAWS3491, LAWS5191, LAWS5196
Semester 2
LAWS3483
War Law: Use of Force & Humanitarian Law
6    N LAWS3440, LAWS3086, LAWS5183, LAWS6218
Semester 1
Part 2- Jurisprudence Units of Study
LAWS3436
International/Comparative Jurisprudence
6    N JURS3006, LAWS5136

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Semester 1
Satisfies the Jurisprudence/Part 2 requirement of the LLB
Semester 1
Summer Late
LAWS3450
Legal Geographies
6    P LAWS1023, LAWS2011, LAWS2012
N LAWS5150, LAWS3327


This satisfies the Jurisprudence/Part 2 requirement of the LLB.
Semester 2
LAWS3454
Philosophy of Law
6    N LAWS3459, LAWS5154

Note: Department permission required for enrolment in the following sessions:Winter L1
This unit satisfies the Jurisprudence/Part 2 requirement of the LLB. Enrolment in the Berlin stream is by application to the Law School.
Semester 2
Winter L1
LAWS3475
Philosophy of International Law
6   

This unit satisfies the Jurisprudence/Part 2 requirement of the LLB.
Semester 1
LAWS3462
Sociological Theories of Law
6    N JURS3001, LAWS5162

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
Satisfies the Jurisprudence/Part 2 requirement of the LLB.
Semester 1
LAWS3495
The Rule of Law and its Value
6    N LAWS5195


This unit satisfied the Jurisprudence requirement of the LLB.
Semester 2
LAWS3468
Theories of Justice
6    N LAWS3077, LAWS5168


This unit satisfies the Juriprudence/Part 2 requirement of the LLB.
Semester 2
LAWS3469
Theories of Law
6    N LAWS3089, LAWS5169


This unit satisfies the Jurisprudence/Part 2 requirement of the LLB.
Semester 1
LAWS3470
Theories of Legal Reasoning
6    N LAWS3083, LAWS5170


This unit satisfies the Jurisprudence/Part 2 requirement of the LLB.
Semester 1
LAWS3471
Theories of Conscientious Obedience
6    N LAWS5171


This unit satisfies the Jurisprudence/Part 2 requirement of the LLB.
Semester 2