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Bachelor of Laws with Honours (Draft Page - Not An Accredited Course)

Course Description

A Bachelor of Law with Honours equips students with the ability to apply a body of knowlege in a specific context to undertake professional work and provides a sound introduction to independent research skills. It also serves as a pathway for research and further learning.

Students who have maintained at least a Distinction average in the first three years of their Bachelor of Laws will qualify to pursue their Bachelor of Laws with Honours in their fourth year. In place of completing the standard 6 electives of the Bachelor of Laws, Sheridan's Bachelor of Laws with Honours students will complete 4 electives and produce a research thesis under academic supervision. This will result in a substantial body of work that is both academically defensible and will add to the body of academic discourse in the discipline.

 

Course Structure

The  Bachelor of Laws with Honours comprises 31 units. Each unit is worth 3 credit points for a total of 96 credit points, with the exception of the Law Research Thesis, which is worth 6 credit points.

 

Law Core Units (18 units)

 

  • LW101 Introduction to Law

  • LW102 Legal Reasoning and Argument
  • LW105 Legislation and Statutory Interpretation
  • LW120 Contract Law 1
  • LW122 Torts
  • LW124 Criminal Law and Procedure
  • LW211 Constitutional Law 1
  • LW212 Constitutional Law 2
  • LW215 Equity
  • LW216 Trusts
  • LW220 Contract Law 2
  • LW224 Property Law
  • LW311 Civil Procedure
  • LW312 Evidence
  • LW314 Administrative Law
  • LW321 Corporations Law
  • LW325 Legal Ethics and Professional Responsibility
  • LW355 Christian Jurisprudence

 

Practical Core Units (choose 2 units)

 

  • LW381 Alternative Dispute Resolution

  • EITHER LW382 Advocacy and Moots OR LW385 Clinical Legal Education

 

Research Core Units (3 units)

 

  • LW191 Legal Research and Writing

  • LW292 Legal Theory and Research
  • LW393 Advanced Legal Research

 

Law Elective Units (choose 4 units)

 

  • LW330 Taxation Law

  • LW332 Competition Law
  • LW334 Employment Relations Law
  • LW335 Family Law
  • LW336 Succession Law
  • LW362 Public International Law

 

Law Honours (1 unit)

  • LW490 Law Honours Thesis

 

Christian Studies Common Core (3 units)

  • CS100 Introduction to Christianity
  • CS200 Survey of the Bible
  • CS300 Christianity as a Worldview

 

The Bachelor of Laws with Honours is available to both domestic and international students (CRICOS Code: TBA).

 

 

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Vision

To offer higher education to those who are seeking to live an extraordinary life.
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Graduate Attributes

Lovers of Truth, Innovative Thinkers, and Effective Communicators

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Values

We believe learning can have a transformational effect on the person's own nature.

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College Registration

TEQSA Provider ID: PRV14012

CRICOS Provider Number: 03391M

ABN: 22 506 508 071

 

Location

Sheridan College and Sheridan Research Institute are located at
18/7 Aberdeen St, Perth, in the Piccadilly Square West building.

For students, it conveniently places Sheridan College next door to McIver Train Station and a 9-minute walk from Perth Train Station. 10 parking bays will also be available for the exclusive use of staff and students, and the Aberdeen St entrance to the Newcastle St Carpark is across the road.

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