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LAWS13-518: Family Law

Description

Family Law is an elective subject in undergraduate programs offered by the Faculty of Law. Students enrolled in this subject will learn about the foundations of family law in Australia: validity of marriage, nullity of marriage, divorce, children, child support, child maintenance, maintenance, division of property, and injunctive relief. Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to demonstrate their understanding of these aspects of Australian family law and their ability to engage in legal reasoning by discussing and solving complex legal problems orally and in writing.

Subject details

TypeUndergraduate
CodeLAWS13-518
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Law
Semesters offered
  • September 2020 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2021 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • September 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2022 [Non-Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • Law
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2020: $4,340
  • Commencing in 2021: $4,390

Learning outcomes

1. Understand and identify family law issues.
2. Apply principles of family law to the facts of given case scenarios.
3. Analyse, critique and evaluate the effectiveness of family law.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Assumed knowledge:

Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.

Assumed Prior Learning (or equivalent):

Restrictions: ?

Must be admitted into a Bachelor Law degree OR Bachelor of Laws combined degree OR be an approved Study Abroad OR Exchange Law Student.

This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Non-Standard Offering
Enrolment opens12/11/2019
Semester start13/01/2020
Subject start20/01/2020
Cancellation 1?04/02/2020
Cancellation 2?08/02/2020
Last enrolment02/02/2020
Withdraw – Financial?19/02/2020
Withdraw – Academic?08/03/2020
Teaching census?18/02/2020
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens02/08/2020
Semester start14/09/2020
Subject start14/09/2020
Cancellation 1?28/09/2020
Cancellation 2?05/10/2020
Last enrolment27/09/2020
Withdraw – Financial?10/10/2020
Withdraw – Academic?31/10/2020
Teaching census?09/10/2020