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A detailed version of the Sydney Law School 2018 postgraduate timetable is available to download. It includes details of postgraduate unit of study course coordinators, locations, and course and unit requirements.

Semester length unit classes are held over 13 weeks within one semester (one two-hour 6-8pm evening class per week). Intensive unit are daytime classes held over a 4-5 day period (generally between 9am and 5pm).

 

Semester 2, 2018

Semester-length units

Unit of study Unit code Day/time Location
Taxation of Partnerships and Trusts LAWS6118 Monday 6-8pm CBD Campus
Compliance:Theory & Practice in the Financial Services Industry LAWS6264 Tuesday 6-8pm CBD Campus
Taxation of Business & Investment Income B
(First class starts on Jul 24)
LAWS6841 Tuesday 6-8pm CBD Campus
Australian International Taxation 
(First class starts on Jul 25)
LAWS6209 Wednesday 6-8pm CBD Campus

Intensive units

Unit of study Unit code Dates Location
Insolvency Law LAWS6159 Jul 5, 6 & 12, 13  Camperdown
Advanced Obligations and Remedies LAWS6947 Jul 9, 10 & 12, 13 Cambridge
Media Law: Comparative Perspectives LAWS6341 Jul 9, 10 & 12, 13 Cambridge
Legal Pluralism in Southeast Asia (12cp) LAWS6149 Jul 9-13 (Indon) & 16-19 (Malay)  Indonesia/Malaysia
Corporate Social Responsibility: Theory and Policy LAWS6140 Jul 19, 20 & 23, 24 (9am-4pm) Camperdown
Law, Business and Healthy Lifestyles LAWS6848 Aug 6 (6-8pm) then Aug 16, 17 & Sep 13, 14 (9:00am-4:30pm) Camperdown
Gender Inequality and Development LAWS6334 Aug 7-10 Camperdown
Comparative Corporate Taxation LAWS6153 Aug 8-10 & 13, 14
(9:00am-3:30pm)
Camperdown
Contract Management LAWS6328 Aug 10, 11 & 24, 25 Camperdown
Law of Asset Protection LAWS6953 Aug 17, 18 & 24, 25
(8:30am-4:30pm) 
Camperdown
Fundamentals of Commercial Law LAWS6987 Aug 17, 18 & Sep 7, 8 Camperdown
World Trade Organization Law I LAWS6063 Aug 24, 25 & Sep 21, 22
9:00am-5:30pm) 
Camperdown
Commercial Conflict of Laws LAWS6824 Sep 1, 15 & Oct 19, 20    CBD/Camperdown
Interpreting Commercial Contracts LAWS6903 Sep 21-25 (9-5) UK
Public Policy LAWS6257 Sep 5, 6 & 12, 13
(10am-5pm)
Camperdown
UK International Taxation LAWS6109 Sep 5-7 & 10, 11
(9:00am-3:30pm)
Camperdown
International Business Law LAWS6059 Sep 7, 8 and 14, 15 Camperdown
Goods and Services Tax Principles A LAWS6214 Sep 12-14 & 17, 18
(9am-4pm)
Camperdown
Insurance Contract Law LAWS6882 Sep 13, 14 & 17, 18  Camperdown
Commercial Trusts LAWS6333 Sep 21, 22 & Oct 5, 6 Camperdown
Interpretation of Statutes and Other Texts LAWS6326 Oct 3-5 & 8, 9
(9am-4pm)
Camperdown
Cross-Border Deals LAWS6997 Oct 5, 6 & 12, 13
(9am-4pm)
Camperdown
Taxation of Real Property Transactions LAWS6336 Oct 10-12 & 15, 16
(9am-4pm)
Camperdown
Market Manipulation and Insider Trading LAWS6944 Oct 25, 26 & Nov 1, 2
(9am-4pm) 
Camperdown
Tax Treaties Special Issues LAWS6946 Oct 17-19 & 22, 23
(9:00am-3:30pm)
Camperdown
Chinese Laws & Chinese Legal Systems(12cp) LAWS6001 Nov 26-Dec 14 Shanghai, China
Corporate Innovation and Regulation LAWS6318 Nov 29, 30 & Dec 6, 7
(9am-4pm)
Camperdown

Semester-length units

Unit of study Unit code Day/time Location
Taxation of Partnerships and Trusts LAWS6118 Monday 6-8pm CBD Campus
Taxation of Business & Investment Income B 
(First class starts on Jul 24)
LAWS6841 Tuesday 6-8pm CBD Campus
Australian International Taxation 
(First class starts on Jul 25)
LAWS6209 Wednesday 6-8pm CBD Campus

Intensive units

Unit of study Unit code Dates Location
Comparative Corporate Taxation LAWS6153 Aug 8-10 & 13, 14
(9:00am-3:30pm)
Camperdown
Introduction to Australian Business Taxation (Group B) LAWS6825 Aug 15-17 & 20, 21
(9:00am-3:30pm)
Camperdown
Taxation of Corporate Groups   LAWS6244 Aug 15-17 & 20, 21
(9:00am-3:30pm)
CBD Campus
Law of Asset Protection LAWS6953 Aug 17, 18 & 24, 25
(8:30am-4:30pm) 
Camperdown
Public Policy LAWS6257 Sep 5, 6 & 12, 13
(10am-5pm)
Camperdown
UK International Taxation LAWS6109 Sep 5-7 & 10, 11
(9:00am-3:30pm)
Camperdown
Goods and Services Tax Principles A LAWS6214 Sep 12-14 & 17, 18
(9am-4pm)
Camperdown
Interpretation of Statutes and Other Texts LAWS6326 Oct 3-5 & 8, 9
(9am-4pm)
Camperdown
Taxation of Real Property Transactions LAWS6336 Oct 10-12 & 15, 16
(9am-4pm)
Camperdown
Tax Treaties Special Issues LAWS6946 Oct 17-19 & 22, 23
(9:00am-3:30pm)
Camperdown

 

Semester-length units

Unit of study Unit code Day/time Location
International Law I (Group B) LAWS6243 Tuesday 6-8pm Camperdown
International Law II (Group B) LAWS6167 Thursday 6-8pm Camperdown

Intensive units

Unit of study Unit code Dates Location
Legal Pluralism in Southeast Asia (12cp) LAWS6149 Jul 9-13 (Indon) & 16-19 (Malay)  Indonesia/Malaysia
Global Health Law LAWS6920 Jul 17-20
(10:00am-5:30pm) 
Camperdown
International Humanitarian Law LAWS6218 Aug 3, 4 & 17, 18  Camperdown
Gender Inequality and Development LAWS6334 Aug 7-10 Camperdown
International Law and the Use of Armed Force LAWS6062 Aug 10, 11 & Aug 31, Sep 1 Camperdown
Asia Pacific Environmental Law LAWS6141 Aug 22-25 Camperdown
World Trade Organization Law I LAWS6063 Aug 24, 25 & Sep 21, 22
(9:00am-5:30pm) 
Camperdown
Climate Justice and Disaster Law LAWS6320 Aug 31, Sep 1 & 7, 8
(9am-5pm)
Camperdown
Commercial Conflict of Laws LAWS6824 Sep 1, 15 & Oct 19, 20    CBD/Camperdown
UK International Taxation LAWS6109 Sep 5-7 & 10, 11
(9:00am-3:30pm)
Camperdown
International Business Law LAWS6059 Sep 7, 8 and 14, 15 Camperdown
Energy and Water Security Law LAWS6355 Sep 21, 22 & 28, 29 Camperdown
Cross-Border Deals LAWS6997 Oct 5, 6 & 12, 13
(9am-4pm)
Camperdown
International Human Rights LAWS6161 Oct 5, 6 & 12, 13 Camperdown
Market Manipulation and Insider Trading LAWS6944 Oct 25, 26 & Nov 1, 2
(9am-4pm) 
Camperdown
Tax Treaties Special Issues LAWS6946 Oct 17-19 & 22, 23
(9:00am-3:30pm)
Camperdown
Law of the Sea LAWS6047 Oct 18, 19 & 25, 26 Camperdown

Intensive units

Unit of study Unit code Dates Location
Global Health Law LAWS6920 Jul 17-20 (10:00am-5:30pm)  Camperdown
Law, Business and Healthy Lifestyles LAWS6848 Aug 6 (6-8pm) then Aug 16, 17 & Sep 13, 14 (9:00am-4:30pm) Camperdown
Mental Illness: Law and Policy LAWS6877 Aug 27, 28 & 30, 31 Camperdown
Information Rights in Health Care LAWS6058 Aug 29 (6-8pm) then Sep 6, 7 & Oct 4, 5 (9:30am-4:30pm)  Camperdown
Government Regulation, Health Policy & Ethics LAWS6052 Sep 27, 28 & Oct 25, 26 Camperdown

Intensive units

Unit of study Unit code Dates Location
Judicial Review - Principles, Policy and Procedure LAWS6068 Jul 20, 21 & Aug 17, 18 Camperdown
Environmental Litigation LAWS6041 Aug 8-11 Camperdown
Asia Pacific Environmental Law LAWS6141 Aug 22-25 Camperdown
Climate Justice and Disaster Law LAWS6320 Aug 31, Sep 1 & 7, 8
(9am-5pm)
Camperdown
Public Policy LAWS6257 Sep 5, 6 & 12, 13
(10am-5pm)
Camperdown
Energy and Water Security Law LAWS6355 Sep 21, 22 & 28, 29 Camperdown
Environmental Planning and Impact Assessment Law LAWS6354 Oct 3-6 Camperdown
Law of the Sea LAWS6047 Oct 18, 19 & 25, 26 Camperdown

Semester-length units

Unit of study Unit code Day/time Location
Criminal Liability LAWS6034 Monday 6-8pm Camperdown
Child Sexual Abuse: Diverse Perspectives LAWS6105 Wednesday 6-8pm Camperdown

Intensive units

Unit of study Unit code Dates Location
Criminal Justice Internship LAWS6986 Aug 4 & Nov 3 Camperdown
Policing: Crime, Control and Security LAWS6197 Aug 10, 11 & 17, 18 Camperdown
Crime, Responsibility and Policy LAWS6325 Aug 24, 25 & Aug 31, Sep 1 Camperdown
Mental Illness: Law and Policy LAWS6877 Aug 27, 28 & 30, 31 Camperdown
Young People, Crime and the Law LAWS6192 Oct 5, 6 & 19, 20 Camperdown
Discretion in Criminal Justice LAWS6066 Oct 12, 13 & 26, 27 Camperdown

Intensive units

Unit of study Unit code Dates Location
Judicial Review - Principles, Policy and Procedure LAWS6068 Jul 20, 21 & Aug 17, 18 Camperdown
Mental Illness: Law and Policy LAWS6877 Aug 27, 28 & 30, 31 Camperdown
Public Policy LAWS6257 Sep 5, 6 & 12, 13 (10am-5pm) Camperdown
Energy and Water Security Law LAWS6355 Sep 21, 22 & 28, 29 Camperdown
Government Regulation, Health Policy & Ethics LAWS6052 Sep 27, 28 & Oct 25, 26 Camperdown
Environmental Planning and Impact Assessment Law LAWS6354 Oct 3-6 Camperdown

Intensive units

Unit of study Unit code Dates Location
Discrimination in the Workplace LAWS6039 Jul 24 (6-8pm) then Aug 10, 11 & 24, 25 (9am-5pm) Camperdown
Employment Law Advocacy LAWS6937 Aug 21 (6-8pm) then Sep 7, 8 & 21, 22 (9am-5pm) Camperdown
Workplace Investigations (max 30) LAWS6305 Sep 25 (6-8pm) then Oct 5, 6 & 26, 27 (9am-5pm)  Camperdown
Mediation – Skills and Theory (Group B) (max 28) LAWS6821 Nov 30 & Dec 1, 7 & 8 Camperdown

Semester-length units

Unit of study Unit code Day/time Location
Legal Responsibility and Philosophy of Mind LAWS6827 Tuesday 6-8pm CBD Campus

Intensive units

Unit of study Unit code Dates Location
Philosophy of Law LAWS6308 Jul 19, 20 & 23-25 Berlin
Freedom of Speech: Theoretical and Comparative Issues JURS6019 Aug 10, 11 & Aug 31, Sep 1 Camperdown

Intensive units

Unit of study Unit code Dates Location
Legal Reasoning and the Common Law System LAWS6252 Jul 30, 31 & Aug 2, 3 (Group C) OR
Aug 20, 21 & Sep 3, 4 (Group D)
Camperdown