Forms, Policy & Procedures

Policies and procedure
 

ANU Feedback and Complaints Procedure

At the ANU College of Law, we are interested in your feedback. Feedback helps us to know what we are doing well, and what we can do better.

For more information please visit the ANU College of Law Feedback and complaints procedures guidelines

 

Academic Integrity and Misconduct

The University defines rules around academic misconduct and they are set out in the Academic Misconduct Rule. All students should make themselves familiar with the Rule and consequences of breaching the Rule.

For more information please visit the ANU College of Law Academic Integrity and Misconduct guidelines

 

Language backgrounds other than English (LBOTE)

Students from linguistically diverse backgrounds (including Indigenous Australians), may be eligible for additional time in assessment items.

For more information or to apply, please visit the ANU College of Law Assessment arrangements for students with language backgrounds other than English guidelines

 

Reviews & Appeals on Assessment

The University policy on review of final results in a course is contained in the Student Assessment (Coursework) policy. Appeals are conducted in accordance with the Assessment Rule (which is referred to in that policy).

For more information please visit the College's Reviews & Appeals on Assessment.

 

Concurrent Enrolment

In accordance with the Coursework Awards Rule a student enrolled in a coursework program cannot undertake, or continue to undertake, any other studies at the ANU or another educational institution while they are enrolled in the program without written approval from the Delegated Authority to do so.

For more information please visit the ANU College of Law Concurrent Enrolment guidelines.

 

Course Study Load and Overloading

In accordance with ANU policy: Student Academic Load and Progression a student is considered to be overloading if they undertake more than 24 units in a single study period.

For more information please visit the ANU College of Law Course Study Load and Overloading guidelines

 

Grading 

The University’s Student Assessment (Coursework) Policy  details the policy framework for assessment and grading at the ANU. The grades, numerical marks and standards set out in Table 1 of that policy apply to ANU College of Law coursework programs. 

For more information please visit the  ANU College of Law Grading guidelines

 

Guide to professional conduct

This is referred to and explained in all Course Study Guides for courses in the LLBHons, JD (On-Campus), LLM and GCert Law programs. All students are expected to adopt the conduct set out in the guide for the entire period of their study in these programs.

For more information please visit the ANU College of Law Guide to professional conduct

 

Research Papers

A research paper may be taken as part of a Bachelor of Laws, Bachelor of Laws (Hons), Juris Doctor, Master of Laws or Master of Legal Practice program. The course is worth 12 units and involves the completion of a 11,000-16,000 word research thesis. The specific length will vary, depending on what course or program you are enrolled into.

For more information please visit the Supervised Research Paper page if you are enrolled in the Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Laws (Hons) program.

For the Juris Doctor, Master of Laws or Master of Legal Practice programs please see the Graduate Research Unit page for more information

 

Word length and excess word penalties

The ANU College of Law requires all students to strictly adhere to set word lengths.  Penalties will be applied where those strict word limits are exceeded.

For more information please visit the ANU College of Law Word length and excess word penalties guide

 

Extensions, late submission and penalties

There is a University-wide policy on: extensions of assessment due dates; the late submission of work without an extension; and associated penalties.

For more information please visit the  ANU College of Law Extensions, late submission and penalties guidelines

Apply for Extension

 

Illegible scripts

In the event that a student submits examination answers which are indecipherable to the examiners.

For more information please visit the Illegible scripts page

 

Honours in Law

There are three possible pathways whereby an ANU student studying a LLB (whether part of a flexible double or not) may qualify to obtain a law degree with Honours.

For more information please visit the Honours in Law page

 

Studying Elsewhere

You may be able to study elsewhere at another institution, whether it be domestic or overseas and have it counted towards your ANU law degree. 

For more information please visit the Information and Application page

 

Credit

Students, who have undertaken previous study that is relevant to their current academic program, can request to receive course credit based on their prior learning.

For more information please visit the Apply for Credit, and Credit Guidelines

 

Admission to Practice

In order to be admitted to practice you must meet the admission requirements above and make an application in the form specified by the Supreme Court in the State or Territory in which you are seeking to being admitted.

For more information please visit the Admission to Practice page

 

Updated:  10 August 2015/Responsible Officer:  College General Manager, ANU College of Law/Page Contact:  Law Marketing Team