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Legal Systems in South East Asia - LAWS5194

Year - 2020

This unit provides students with an in-country introduction to legal systems of Southeast Asia, with a particular emphasis on Indonesia and Malaysia. Students travel to Yogyakarta (Indonesia) and Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia) for lectures from local academics, practitioners and NGOs about a wide variety of areas of law, including human rights, criminal law, Islamic law, constitutional law, environmental law and commercial law. A key theme is the protection of the rights of minorities. University of Sydney Law school academics accompany students, providing additional perspectives. Field visits include courts, jails, parliaments and cultural sites.

Intensive mode. Teaching takes place in January in Indonesia and Malaysia as part of the Southeast Asian Winter School.

Compulsory reflective blog (25%) and final take-home exam (75%)

Additional information
Enrolment in the winter school is by application to the Law School.


Faculty: Sydney Law School

Intensive January

06 Jan 2020

Department/School: Law
Study Mode: Block mode
Census Date: 24 Jan 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Dr Simon Butt, Dr Salim Farrar
HECS Band: 3
Courses that offer this unit

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