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 - 2017


  • Semester 2 - 2016
  • Semester 2 - 2017

On-Line from Callaghan

  • Semester 2 - 2016
  • Semester 2 - 2017

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of the course students will be able to:

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


To enrol in this course students must have successfully completed EPHUMA147 and be active in the Open Foundation Program or the Yapug Program.

Assessment Items

Written Assignment: Tort Problem

Essay: Essay

Quiz: Quizzes

Formal Examination: Final Examination

Contact Hours

Callaghan, Ourimbah 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