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Associate Degree of Legal Studies - XLEST1 - 2018

Course overview

Law is a major source of social authority that regulates many interactions between persons, persons and governments, and governments with other governments.

The study of law involves the careful analysis, interpretation, evaluation and application of various sources of legal authority in order to construct solutions to legal problems. Students who enjoy critical thinking and reasoning may find the study of law rewarding.    

This course will give you a broad understanding of the legal system, legal processes and introduce you to practical areas of the law such as torts, contracts, criminal law and transnational law.

You can explore areas that interest you through elective subjects, such as:

  • family law
  • resources and energy law
  • intellectual property law
  • Indigenous customary law
  • property law
  • human rights.

Why study with us

  • Associate Degree in Legal Studies is for anyone who is interested in broadening their understanding of the legal system without committing to a full law degree. This course will give you a broad understanding of the process of law in our society and equip you with knowledge and skills in legal contexts.
  • Full-time and part-time study options available.
  • The course is also offered in our Summer Semester.
  • Choose to study on campus in Darwin.
  • Or study online. Study anywhere anytime.

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Please visit the Course Catalogue for more details, such as:

  • Admission Requirements
  • Credit Transfer and Pathways
  • Course Structure
  • Study Plan
  • Course Fees.
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