Course Title: Australian Law

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3233

Course Title: Australian Law

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 50.0

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


360T Education


Term2 2012,
Term2 2013

Course Contact: Baia Tsakouridou

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 99254488

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This module aims to familiarise students with the Australian legal system and provides the knowledge and skills required toaccess various aspects of the Australian legal system.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VPAM545 Australian Law


1. Describe the main features of the Australian legal system

2.Describe the process of accessing legal representation.

Learning Outcomes

Students will have understaning of the features of the Australian legal system and able to describe the process of accessing legal representation.

Overview of Assessment

You must demonstrate an understanding of all elements of the competencies in order to be deemed competent. Assessment methods have been designed to measure achievement of each competency in a flexible manner over a range of assessment tasks. You may be assessed by

  • group research project
  • report writing
  • evidence of note taking and research skills