Studies in Law 2


Studies in Law 2 builds on the foundation laid in Studies in Law 1 - "The Australian Legal System". Students will study specific areas of law, which are both interesting and topical.



  • Semester 2 - 2016


  • Semester 2 - 2016

On-Line from Callaghan

  • Semester 2 - 2016

Learning Outcomes

1. Foundational knowledge of the Australian legal system and key legal concepts.

2. A preparatory competence in academic, research, communication and study skills.

3. The ability to successfully engage with the university teaching and learning environments.

4. A developing understanding of requirements of academic integrity and ethical conduct.


Topics in EPHUMA247 Studies in Law 2 include:

1.            Negligence

2.            Introduction to crime

3.            Criminology

4.            Murder

5.            Manslaughter

6.            Criminal Defences

7.            Punishment

8.            Property Law,

9.            Consumer Law

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: Tort Problem

Essay: Essay

Quiz: Quizzes

Formal Examination: Final Examination

Contact Hours

Ourimbah, Callaghan and On-Line from Callaghan


Face to Face On Campus 2 hour(s) per Week for 12 Weeks


Face to Face On Campus 1 hour(s) per Week for 11 Weeks