This unit of study introduces students to the structure and organisation of the Australian legal system and its interconnectedness with the Australian political system. Students will explore the functions and jurisdiction of institutions, in particular Courts, Tribunals and Parliament. Through this investigation, students will identify the advantages and limitations of these systems in meeting the legal needs of society in the 21st Century.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Developing skills and attributes towards the graduate capabilities of Victoria University will be incorporated across the course.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):