Family Law is an elective subject in postgraduate 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.
|Faculty||Faculty of Law|
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.
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):
Students must be into a Masters law degree OR LA-43040 Doctor of Legal Science (Research) OR be an approved Law Study Abroad or Law Exchange 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.
|Withdraw – Financial?||09/10/2021|
|Withdraw – Academic?||30/10/2021|
|Withdraw – Financial?||12/02/2022|
|Withdraw – Academic?||05/03/2022|