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LAWS5226: Global Engagement Law Program

2024 unit information

This elective unit is designed for final and penultimate year law students to undertake a project which is partially completed offshore with one of the University of Sydney Law School's international partners. Students will work individually or in groups on an issues of signficance to the international partners in question. This experience will allow students to apply their academic skills and disciplinary knowledge to a real-world issue in an authentic and meaningful way.

Unit details and rules

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Code LAWS5226
Academic unit Law
Credit points 6
Assumed knowledge:

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. identify the distinctive aspects of Indian law and society through a series of case studies in constitutional, anti-corruption, gender violence, surveillance and sports law.
  • LO2. critically analyse and engage in discussion on different facets of Indian culture, law and society as discussed in the various seminars.
  • LO3. critically analyse the concepts raised in seminars and identify them in the assigned readings.
  • LO4. identify points of differences and similarities between Indian and Australian culture, law and society, which displays cross cultural sensitivity and awareness.
  • LO5. undertake original research to apply key course concepts.

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Intensive January 2024
Block mode Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Intensive August 2024
Block mode Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Outline unavailable
Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Intensive January 2023
Block mode Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Intensive August 2023
Block mode Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney

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