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The unit Legal Advocacy is primarily concerned with the craft of lawyering and how to effectively present cases to a court. The unit covers topics such as the qualities of legal advocacy, legal ethics and courtroom etiquette, how to structure and prepare written submissions and oral arguments, examination of witnesses, and other fundamentals. This unit may interest students who wish to pursue careers in litigation, criminal prosecutions, or criminal defence work.
Career Level: Undergraduate
Unit Level: Level 2
Credit Points: 6
Student Contribution Band: 10
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load: 0.125
Pre-requisites or Co-requisites
Pre-requisites: 24 credit point law and LAWS13010
Important note: Students enrolled in a subsequent unit who failed their pre-requisite unit,
should drop the subsequent unit before the census date or within 10 working days of Fail grade notification.
Students who do not drop the unit in this timeframe cannot later drop the unit without academic and financial liability.
See details in the Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).
Offerings For Term 2 - 2022
All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes –
in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory.
International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet
both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period
(satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).