Advanced Diploma in Paralegal Studies

Program of Study Course cps
Core Units
Complete the following units:
36 cps
Unit Code Unit Title Unit cps  
LAW100 Introduction to Legal Systems and Methods 6  
LAW101 Law in Context 6  
LING244 Language and the Law 6  
MM105 Communication for Business 6  
PHIL102 The Art of Good Thinking 6  
WRIT101 The Craft of Academic Writing 6  

Listed Units
Complete 36 credit points.
Candidates may select units from a single Group or from a number of Groups:

Group 1: Conveyancing

36 cps
Unit Code Unit Title Unit cps  
LAW171 Law of Contract I 6  
LAW262 Introduction to Procedure Law 6  
LAW281 Property Law I 6  
LAW301 Succession 6  
LAW321 Conveyancing 6  
LAW336 Local Government Law 6  
LSSU251 Introduction to Business Law 6  
LSSU363 Ethics, Regulation and Trust Accounting 6  
LSSU391 Principles of Corporation Law 6  
LSSU392 Principles of Taxation Law 6  

Group 2: Business Studies

 
Unit Code Unit Title Unit cps  
BUS202 International Business 6  
ECON101 Introductory Microeconomics 6  
LAW171 Law of Contracts I 6  
LAW375 Australian Competition and Consumer Law 6  
LSSU251 Introduction to Business Law 6  
LSSU391 Principles of Corporation Law 6  
LSSU392 Principles of Taxation Law 6  
MM322 Business Ethics 6  

Group 3: Civil and Criminal Advocacy/Litigation

 
Unit Code Unit Title Unit cps  
CRIM101 The Australian Criminal Justice System 6  
CRIM314 Policing and Social Control 6  
CRIM344 Criminological Perspectives 6  
FSC102 Fundamentals in Forensic Science 6  
HSSW304 Juvenile Justice and Child Protection 6  
LAW157 Alternative Dispute Resolution 6  
LAW161 Criminal Law 6  
LAW164 Law and First Peoples of Australia 6  
LAW270 Interviewing for Advocacy 6  
LAW231 Law of Torts 1 6  
LSSU360 Advocacy and Court Practice 6  
PAIS352 International Human Rights 6  
PEAC388 Refugees, Rights and Responsibilities across the Contemporary World 6  

Group 4: Environmental/Rural Practice

 
Unit Code Unit Title Unit cps  
BCSS101 It's your World: How do we fix it? 6  
ECOL100 Ecology: Concepts and Applications 6  
GEPL111 Earth in Crisis? 6  
LAW164 Law and First Peoples of Australia 6  
LAW207 Water Law and Governance 6  
LAW341 Environmental Law 6  
LAW345 Animal Law 6  
LAW358 Natural Resources Law 6  
Total 72 cps

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