University of Sydney Law School Undergraduate Table

Unit outlines will be available through Find a unit outline two weeks before the first day of teaching for 1000-level and 5000-level units, or one week before the first day of teaching for all other units.

Not all units of study listed are offered in a given year. Please refer to the latest Sydney Law School lecture timetable.

Students are advised that given the current pandemic context, it may be necessary, at very short notice, to change unit of study details, including mode of delivery and assessment. Students should check unit of study details provided in the unit outline at the start of each unit of study and continue to check for any changes throughout the semester.

Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Part 2 - Jurisprudence Elective Units of Study

Students must successfully complete 42 credit points from the elective units of study including:
(a) a maximum of 36 credit points from Part 1 - Electives
(b) a minimum of 6 credit points from Part 2 - Jurisprudence
(c) no more than 24 credit points of Master's level electives

Part 2 - Jurisprudence Elective Units of Study

LAWS3447
Law and Economics
6    N LAWS5147


This unit satisfies the Jurisprudence/Part 2 requirement of the LLB.
Semester 2
LAWS3454
Philosophy of Law
6    N LAWS3459 or LAWS5154


This unit satisfies the Jurisprudence/Part 2 requirement of the LLB.
Semester 2a
LAWS3468
Theories of Justice
6    N LAWS5168


This unit satisfies the Juriprudence/Part 2 requirement of the LLB.
Semester 1
LAWS3471
The Morality of Obeying the Law
6    N LAWS5171


This unit satisfies the Jurisprudence/Part 2 requirement of the LLB.
Semester 1
LAWS3475
Philosophy of International Law
6   

This unit satisfies the Jurisprudence/Part 2 requirement of the LLB.
Semester 2
LAWS3495
The Rule of Law and its Value
6    N LAWS5195


This unit satisfies the Jurisprudence/Part 2 requirement of the LLB.
Semester 2
LAWS3500
Law, Morals and Politics
6    N LAWS5200

Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit satisfies the Part 2/Jurisprudence requirement of the LLB.
Semester 1
LAWS3517
The History of Legal Thought
6      Semester 1
LAWS3522
Rights
6    N LAWS5222


This unit satisfies the Part 2/Jurisprudence requirement of the LLB.
Semester 2

Part 2 Masters's Level Jurisprudence Electives

JURS6018
Constitutional Theory
6   

Academic Profile https://sydney.edu.au/law/about/people/list.php. The unit is also available on a Continuing Professional Development basis https://sydney.edu.au/law/study-law/continuing-professional-development.html
Intensive September
LAWS6316
Theories of the Judiciary
6   

Academic Profile https://sydney.edu.au/law/about/people/list.php. The unit is also available on a Continuing Professional Development basis https://sydney.edu.au/law/study-law/continuing-professional-development.html
Intensive June
LAWS6338
The Nature of the Common Law
6   

Academic Profile https://sydney.edu.au/law/about/people/list.php. The unit is also available on a Continuing Professional Development basis https://sydney.edu.au/law/study-law/continuing-professional-development.html
Intensive June
LAWS6827
Legal Responsibility and Philosophy of Mind
6   

Academic Profile https://sydney.edu.au/law/about/our-visitors.html. The unit is also available on a Continuing Professional Development basis https://sydney.edu.au/law/study-law/continuing-professional-development.html
Semester 2