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 - 2015


  • Semester 2 - 2015

On-Line from Callaghan

  • Semester 2 - 2015

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. General Introduction, Murder/Manslaughter, Defences, Investigation, Punishment and Criminology
  2. Torts: Negligence, Passing Off and Defamation
  3. Property Law, Health Law and 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