CQUniversity Unit Profile
LAWS13011 Term 2 - 2021
Family Law
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General Information

Overview

Family Law is an elective delivered via intensive mode. This unit will equip you with the knowledge and skills to practice family law by providing you with an understanding of the legislation and case law relating to the dissolution of the marriage relationship and defacto relationship, planning for future financial arrangements including the division of property, spousal maintenance and child support, the role of dispute resolution in family law and planning for child focused arrangements pertaining to children.

Details

Career Level: Undergraduate
Unit Level: Level 3
Credit Points: 6
Student Contribution Band: 10
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load: 0.125

Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

Pre-Requisite: 48 credit points of law 

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 - 2021

Online

Attendance Requirements

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).

Class and Assessment Overview

Information for Class and Assessment Overview has not been released yet.

This information will be available on Monday 17 May 2021
Previous Student Feedback

Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.

Feedback from Student feedback

Feedback

Students provided positive feedback that the unit materials, podcasts, previous zoom sessions and assessment information on Moodle two weeks before the term commenced.

Recommendation

The UC will continue to ensure all materials for the unit are available on Moodle two weeks before Term 2 commences.

Feedback from Student feedback

Feedback

The current textbook is the 2nd edition published in 2016.

Recommendation

A 3rd edition of the textbook is currently with the editor and will be published in March 2021. The 3rd edition will be used in Term 2 2021.

Unit Learning Outcomes

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This information will be available on Monday 17 May 2021
Alignment of Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Graduate Attributes

Information for Alignment of Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Graduate Attributes has not been released yet.

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Textbooks and Resources

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Academic Integrity Statement

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