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78040 Education: Rights and Responsibilties

6cp
Requisite(s): ( 78101 Postgraduate Legal Research OR (70107 Principles of Company Law AND (94 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C04236 Juris Doctor OR 142 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C04250 Juris Doctor Master of Business Administration OR 94 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C04363 Juris Doctor Master of Intellectual Property OR 94 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C04364 Juris Doctor Graduate Certificate Trade Mark Law and Practice) AND 70106 Principles of Public International Law) OR (94 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C04320 Juris Doctor Graduate Certificate Professional Legal Practice AND 70106 Principles of Public International Law) OR ((22 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C07122 Graduate Diploma Legal Studies OR 22 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C04264 Master of Legal Studies)))
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses.
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.

Description

This subject examines the law as it applies to compulsory and higher education today. It is designed to encourage thought and excite debate in the many areas where the law currently impacts upon both education sectors. The subject begins by outlining the legal framework for the provision of education and the governance and management of schools and universities. Students gain an understanding of the legal issues which arise in education today in a wide range of areas such as tort, contract and consumer law, administrative law and human rights law. Current issues are examined comparatively with jurisdictions such as the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada and New Zealand. Students are encouraged to engage with current issues in education and to develop a deep understanding of the rights and responsibilities relevant to tertiary and higher education.


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Access conditions

Note: The requisite information presented in this subject description covers only academic requisites. Full details of all enforced rules, covering both academic and admission requisites, are available at access conditions and My Student Admin.