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Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
identify and demonstrate knowledge of the major principles of criminal responsibility
identify the definitions of the major crimes and defences found in Australian criminal law and analyse the key substantive criminal law issues raised
develop and demonstrate advanced problem-solving skills in relation to hypothetical criminal law fact scenarios
demonstrate analytical and written skills in the presentation of argument in the field of substantive criminal law.
Teaching and assessment
Prescribed learning resources
- Bronitt, S & McSherry, B, 2017, Principles of Criminal Law, 4th edn, Lawbook Co., Sydney. ISBN: 9780455237909.
Access to a computer with a webcam and reliable internet connection. Students will be required to complete an onboarding process to verify their identity before attempting the online exam in this unit.
Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.
Commonwealth Supported courses
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