JD classes

Important Information

  • Prerequisites and assumed knowledge vary depending on the program you are studying. Please check ANU Programs and Courses for information on course prerequisites, assumed knowledge and program requirements before enrolling.
  • Graduation: Please note that courses scheduled in late Autumn, late Winter and Spring sessions are not guaranteed to have results processed in time for graduation ceremonies. Individual results cannot be released.
  • Whilst every effort is undertaken to avoid changes, the University reserves the right to cancel courses or change course dates when necessary. Please check this timetable regularly for updates/changes.
  • Please note that dates indicated on the timetable refer only to the intensive period of the course unless indicated otherwise. For full course dates please refer to ANU Programs and Courses.
  • Courses in Summer, Autumn, Winter and Spring sessions have their own individual census dates.
  • For information on all course dates please refer to ANU Programs and Courses.
  • Intensives run from 9am – 5pm on days listed unless stated otherwise.
  • The location of intensive classes can be found on the Wattle course site.

 

Please be advised that timetable information will be published in August of the preceeding year.
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2019
Summer
Course code Course name Dates Type Convenor Mode of delivery Assessment type Assessment collection
LAWS4276
Class #1664
Chinese Law and Society
07-11, 14-18, 21-25 January Elective
  • Elisa Nesossi
Intensive
LAWS4217
Class #1663
Family Law
03-05, 10-11, 17-19, 21 December 2018 Elective Intensive on Campus Exam Tuesday 15 January 2019
LAWS8189
Class #1767
Fundamentals of Environmental and Sustainability Law
Intl. students must have an offer to commence in Summer session to undertake this course. Please contact pgadmin.law@anu.edu.au if you have any issues enrolling.
25-28 Feb 2019 Elective Intensive Assignment Friday 21 June 2019
LAWS8268
Class #1720
International Humanitarian Law
19 - 22 February 2019 Elective
  • Phil Drew
Intensive
LAWS8001
Class #1691
Introduction to Law, Governance and Development
21 - 22 & 25 - 26 February 2019 Elective Intensive
LAWS6010
Class #1667
Jessup Moot
Application Process
Elective Intensive on Campus
LAWS4228
Class #1665
Labour Law
29-30 November | 06-07, 13-14 December 2018 Elective Intensive on Campus
LAWS8586
Class #1690
Law and Legal Institutions
Available in Summer and Winter sessions, this course introduces non-law graduates to the fundamental principles of law and the Australian legal system, including the executive, legislative, judicial and federal systems.
8-9 & 11-12 Feb 2019 Elective Intensive
LAWS8324
Class #1641
Law and Organising for Reform, Justice and Inclusion
Online from 14 Jan - 05 Apr 2019 Elective
  • Judith Harrison
Online
LAWS4229
Class #1677
Law and Society in South East Asia
03-04, 07-11, 14-18 January Elective Intensive Assignment Wednesday 6 March 2019
LAWS6230
Class #1669
Law Internship
Application Process
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS6301
Class #1702
Myanmar Law Clinic
Application Process
Elective Intensive
LAWS8574
Class #1642
Personal & Company Insolvency Law and Practice
Online from 04 Mar - 24 May 2019 Elective Online
LAWS4248
Class #1652
Selected Topics in Australian-United States Comparative Law (Alabama)
Application Process
Elective Intensive
LAWS4247
Class #1653
Survey of United States Law
Application Process
Elective Intensive
Semester 1
Course code Course name Dates Type Convenor Mode of delivery Assessment type Assessment collection
LAWS8652
Class #3400
Administrative Decision Making in Australian Migration Law
Elective Online
LAWS6201
Class #4394
Administrative Law
Compulsory Online
LAWS6201
Class #3375
Administrative Law
Compulsory Semester on Campus
LAWS4264
Class #4617
Advanced International Law
Elective Semester on Campus Exam Tuesday 9 July 2019
LAWS6105
Class #3373
Australian Public Law
Compulsory Intensive on Campus
LAWS6105
Class #4392
Australian Public Law
Compulsory Online
LAWS8131
Class #4707
Commercial Drafting
Online from 25 Feb - 31 May 2019 Elective Online
LAWS4210
Class #4526
Commercial Law
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS6268
Class #4770
Community Law Clinic
Application Process
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS4212
Class #4528
Conflict of Laws
Elective Semester on Campus Exam and Research Essay Wednesday 17 July 2019
LAWS4259
Class #4572
Consumer Protection and Product Liability Law
Elective Semester on Campus Exam Friday 12 July 2019
LAWS4213
Class #4529
Contemporary Issues in Constitutional Law
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS8653
Class #3522
Contemporary Issues in Migration Law
Elective Online
LAWS6104
Class #4366
Contracts
Compulsory Semester on Campus
LAWS6104
Class #4391
Contracts
Compulsory Online
LAWS6203
Class #4395
Corporations Law
Compulsory Online
LAWS6203
Class #3376
Corporations Law
Compulsory Semester on Campus
LAWS6106
Class #4393
Criminal Law and Procedure
Compulsory Online
LAWS6106
Class #3374
Criminal Law and Procedure
Compulsory Semester on Campus
LAWS6281
Class #4771
Environmental Law Clinic
Application process applies
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS5920
Class #2241
Exchange Program for Law Students
Application process - Refer to Global Programs
Elective
LAWS8591
Class #4370
Family Law (Children)
Online from 25 Feb - 31 May 2019 Elective Online
LAWS8143
Class #4368
Federal Litigation
Online from 25 Feb - 31 May 2019 Elective Online
LAWS6101
Class #3371
Foundations of Australian Law
Compulsory Semester on Campus
LAWS6101
Class #4389
Foundations of Australian Law
Compulsory Online
LAWS8651
Class #3399
Fundamentals of Australian Migration Law
Elective Online
LAWS8301
Class #2635
Graduate Research Unit
Application process applies
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS8420
Class #4565
Human Rights Law in Australia
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS4220
Class #4533
Human Rights Law in Australia
Elective Semester on Campus Exam Wednesday 10 July 2019
LAWS6278
Class #4545
Indigenous Community Legal Clinic
Application process applies
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS4245
Class #4532
Information Technology Law
Elective
  • Sarah Paloni
Semester on Campus Exam - Cannot take away Tuesday 9 July 2019
LAWS8445
Class #4563
Information Technology Law
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS4222
Class #4530
Intellectual Property
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS8422
Class #4564
Intellectual Property
Non-compulsory intensive will be held on 24-26,28 March 2019 (9am-5pm) & 29 March 9am-1pm with 3 hour lectures held Thursdays 6-9pm commencing 28/2/19. Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS4225
Class #4531
International Law of Human Rights
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS4239
Class #4616
Law and Armed Conflict
Elective Semester on Campus Assignment 2 Tuesday 9 July 2019
LAWS6700
Class #4549
Law Capstone Project
Application process applies
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS6230
Class #4548
Law Internship
Application process applies
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS6244
Class #3378
Litigation and Dispute Management
Compulsory Semester on Campus
LAWS6244
Class #4397
Litigation and Dispute Management
Compulsory Online
LAWS8074
Class #4371
Personal Injuries Compensation
Online from 25 Feb - 31 May 2019 Elective Online
LAWS8150
Class #4369
Principles of Evidence Under the Uniform Act
Online from 25 Feb - 31 May 2019 Elective Online
LAWS6304
Class #4612
Prison Legal Literacy Clinic
Application process applies
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS6204
Class #3377
Property
Compulsory Semester on Campus
LAWS6204
Class #4396
Property
Compulsory Online
LAWS6284
Class #4772
Public Interest Law Clinic
Application Process
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS8471
Class #4596
Refugee Law
Compulsory Semester on Campus Monday 9 September 2019
LAWS4271
Class #4805
Refugee Law
Elective
  • Toni Johnson
Semester on Campus
LAWS8656
Class #4387
Refugee Law and Practice in Australia
Elective Online
LAWS8323
Class #4380
Strategic Negotiation Skills
Online from 25 Feb - 31 May 2019 Elective Online
LAWS6103
Class #3372
Torts
Compulsory Semester on Campus
LAWS6103
Class #4390
Torts
Compulsory Online
LAWS6267
Class #4769
Youth Law Clinic
Application process applies
Elective Semester on Campus
Autumn
Course code Course name Dates Type Convenor Mode of delivery Assessment type Assessment collection
LAWS8328
Class #5618
Australian Legal Responses to National Security and Counter Terrorism
15-18 April 2019 Elective Intensive
LAWS8322
Class #5601
Estate Planning: Issues and Strategies
Online from 22 Apr - 28 Jun 2019 Elective Online
LAWS8329
Class #5658
Gender, Law and Development
3 hour seminar Wednesdays 4pm-7pm starting from 13 March - 8 May Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS4219
Class #5606
Health Law, Bioethics and Human Rights
9 Jun - 24 May Elective Intensive Monday 10 December 2018
LAWS8180
Class #5666
International Climate Law
21-23 March 2019 Elective
  • Samantha Hepburn
Intensive Monday 14 January 2019
LAWS8567
Class #5662
International Dispute Resolution
6-9 May 2019 Elective Intensive Assessment Task 2 Major research paper Thursday 18 July 2019
LAWS8297
Class #5665
International Law and Australian Government
17-18 May & 7-8 June 2019 Elective
  • Stephen Bouwhuis
  • Richard Rowe
Intensive
LAWS8023
Class #5663
International Law and United Nations Peace Operations
9-12 April 2019 Elective
  • Phil Drew
Intensive
LAWS8326
Class #5656
Law, Lawyers, Justice - Regional, Rural, Remote
Online from 01 Apr - 21 Jun 2019 Elective Online
LAWS8072
Class #5619
Statutory Interpretation
Intensive is compulsory for students who don't have a recognised law degree. Other students with a recognised law degree who wish to have a refresher on the general principles of statutory interpretation are welcome to attend.
online from 5 April - 12 July (intensive 5-6 April 2019) Elective
  • Daniel Stewart
Blended
Winter
Course code Course name Dates Type Convenor Mode of delivery Assessment type Assessment collection
LAWS8218
Class #6761
Advanced Contracts
23-25 August 2019 Elective Blended
LAWS8327
Class #6668
Advocacy
Online from 10 Jun - 30 Aug 2019 (Intensive 12 - 15 Aug) Elective Blended
LAWS8254
Class #6711
Business, Human Rights and Corporate Responsibility
Online from 27 Jul - 5 Oct Elective Online
LAWS8247
Class #6763
Comparative Civil and Political Rights
1 - 2 & 8 - 9 August 2019 Elective Intensive
LAWS8128
Class #6756
Contemporary Issues in Constitutional Law
2-5 September 2019 Elective Intensive
LAWS8278
Class #6765
Environmental Dispute Resolution
27 - 29 June 2019 Elective Intensive
LAWS4215
Class #6740
Environmental Law
2 Jul - 9 Jul Elective Intensive on Campus Tuesday 19 March 2019
LAWS8325
Class #6669
In-House Corporate and Government Legal Practice
Online from 05 Aug - 25 Oct 2019 Elective Online
LAWS8234
Class #6717
International and Comparative Human Rights Law
24 - 25 & 27 - 28 June 2019 Elective Intensive
LAWS8418
Class #6766
International Commercial Arbitration
19-20 October 2019 Elective Blended Friday 23 November 2018
LAWS8566
Class #6760
International Criminal Law
22 - 25 July 2019 Elective
  • Emily Crawford
Intensive
LAWS8229
Class #6718
International Law of World Trade
17 - 20 June 2019 Elective Intensive
LAWS8179
Class #6808
International Security Law
9-10 & 12-13 August 2019 Elective Intensive Tuesday 12 February 2019
LAWS8280
Class #6786
Land, Water and Biodiversity
2-5 September 2019 Elective Intensive Wednesday 5 December 2018
LAWS8586
Class #6713
Law and Legal Institutions
17 - 20 July 2019 Elective Intensive
LAWS4280
Class #6684
Law and the Humanities
TBC Elective Intensive Assignment Wednesday 28 August 2019
LAWS6230
Class #6686
Law Internship
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS8253
Class #6755
Law of The Sea
5 - 8 August 2019 Elective Intensive
LAWS8182
Class #6754
Principles of International Law
8 - 12 July 2019 Elective Intensive
LAWS4257
Class #9586
Selected Topics in Australian-United States Comparative Law (ANU)
Capped numbers - cannot be taken with LAWS4248
22 Jul - 9 Aug Elective Intensive on Campus
LAWS8122
Class #6804
Special Topics in International Law: Space Law
23-26 July 2019 Elective
  • Steven Freeland
Intensive Wednesday 30 January 2019
LAWS8317
Class #6670
Technology Transfer and Commercialisation
Online from 02 Sep - 15 Nov 2019 Elective Online
Semester 2
Course code Course name Dates Type Convenor Mode of delivery Assessment type Assessment collection
LAWS8652
Class #8395
Administrative Decision Making in Australian Migration Law
Elective Online
LAWS4308
Class #9994
Administrative Law Theory and Practice: The Case of Citizenship
Elective Semester on Campus Tuesday 14 May 2019
LAWS4262
Class #9424
Advanced Administrative Law
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS4285
Class #9560
Australian National Security Law
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS6105
Class #9539
Australian Public Law
Compulsory Online
LAWS6105
Class #8368
Australian Public Law
Compulsory Semester on Campus
LAWS8175
Class #9904
Citizenship Law in Context
Elective Semester on Campus Tuesday 11 December 2018
LAWS8131
Class #9404
Commercial Drafting
Online from 22 Jul - 25 Oct 2019 Elective Online
LAWS8156
Class #9670
Commonwealth Compensation Law
Online from 22 Jul - 25 Oct 2019 Elective Online
LAWS6202
Class #8107
Commonwealth Constitutional Law
Compulsory Semester on Campus
LAWS6202
Class #9540
Commonwealth Constitutional Law
Compulsory Online
LAWS6268
Class #9397
Community Law Clinic
Application Process
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS8654
Class #9425
Comparative Migration Law
Elective Online
LAWS4255
Class #9552
Competition Law
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS6104
Class #9538
Contracts
Compulsory Online
LAWS6104
Class #8367
Contracts
Compulsory Semester on Campus
LAWS6281
Class #9775
Environmental Law Clinic
Application Process
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS6205
Class #8108
Equity and Trusts
Compulsory Semester on Campus
LAWS6205
Class #9541
Equity and Trusts
Compulsory Online
LAWS6207
Class #9542
Evidence
Compulsory Online
LAWS6207
Class #8369
Evidence
Compulsory Semester on Campus
LAWS4237
Class #9553
Financial Markets and Takeovers
Elective Semester on Campus Thursday 4 April 2019
LAWS8437
Class #9583
Financial Markets and Takeovers
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS4237
Class #9553
Financial Markets and Takeovers
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS6101
Class #9536
Foundations of Australian Law
Compulsory Online
LAWS6101
Class #8365
Foundations of Australian Law
Compulsory Semester on Campus
LAWS8581
Class #9405
Foundations of Family Law and Practice
Online from 22 Jul - 25 Oct 2019 Elective Online
LAWS8651
Class #8394
Fundamentals of Australian Migration Law
Elective Online
LAWS8301
Class #7567
Graduate Research Unit
Application process applies Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS8155
Class #9406
Human Rights Litigation
Online from 22 Jul - 25 Oct 2019 Elective Online
LAWS4221
Class #9548
Income Tax
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS4238
Class #9554
Indigenous Australians and the Law
Elective
  • Virginia Marshall
Semester on Campus
LAWS6278
Class #9398
Indigenous Community Legal Clinic
Application Process
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS4283
Class #9619
Information Law
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS4223
Class #9549
International Dispute Resolution
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS4306
Class #9901
International Investment Treaty Law and Arbitration
Elective Semester on Campus Tuesday 11 December 2018
LAWS8336
Class #9993
International Investment Treaty Law and Arbitration
Elective Semester on Campus Wednesday 8 May 2019
LAWS6250
Class #9543
International Law
Compulsory Online
LAWS6250
Class #8078
International Law
Compulsory Semester on Campus Research Essay Monday 16 September 2019
LAWS4226
Class #4804
International Trade Law
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS4231
Class #9815
Law and Art: Representation and Critique
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS4279
Class #9859
Law and Politics of European Integration
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS4260
Class #9556
Law and Psychology
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS4256
Class #9903
Law and Sexualities
Elective Semester on Campus Tuesday 11 December 2018
LAWS6700
Class #9401
Law Capstone Project
Permission Code Required
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS6230
Class #9395
Law Internship
Application Process
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS6102
Class #9537
Lawyers, Justice and Ethics
Compulsory Online
LAWS6102
Class #8366
Lawyers, Justice and Ethics
Compulsory Semester on Campus
LAWS6249
Class #9559
Legal Theory
Compulsory Online
LAWS6249
Class #8370
Legal Theory
Compulsory Semester on Campus
LAWS4251
Class #9555
Legislative Drafting and Technology
Elective
  • Sarah Paloni
Semester on Campus
LAWS6304
Class #9617
Prison Legal Literacy Clinic
Application Process
Elective Tuesday 11 December 2018
LAWS6284
Class #9776
Public Interest Law Clinic
Application Process
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS4254
Class #9551
Restitution
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS8454
Class #9580
Restitution
Elective
LAWS8658
Class #8549
Skilled and Business Migration
Elective Online
LAWS8436
Class #9584
Succession
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS4236
Class #9423
Succession
Elective Semester on Campus
LAWS8659
Class #8550
The Family in Australian Migration Law
Elective Online
LAWS8318
Class #9403
The Future of Legal Practice
Online from 22 Jul - 25 Oct 2019 Elective Online
LAWS6267
Class #9774
Youth Law Clinic
Application Process
Elective Semester on Campus
Spring
Course code Course name Dates Type Convenor Mode of delivery Assessment type Assessment collection
LAWS8183
Class #8567
Advanced Principles of International Law
16-17 & 23-24 September 2019 Elective Intensive
LAWS8321
Class #8562
Advanced Will Drafting
Online from 07 Oct - 13 Dec 2019 Elective Online
LAWS8140
Class #8612
Commercial Law
17-20 November 2019 Elective Intensive
LAWS8271
Class #8619
Contemporary Issues in Administrative Law
31 Oct & 1,28-29 Nov 2019 Elective
  • Paul Farrell
Intensive Tuesday 11 December 2018
LAWS8035
Class #8610
Cyber Warfare Law
28-31 October 2019 Elective
  • William Boothby
Intensive
LAWS8241
Class #8658
Executive Power
23 - 26 September 2019 Elective
  • Steven Gardiner
Intensive
LAWS8237
Class #8572
Health Law and Bioethics
11 - 14 November 2019 Elective
  • Dr Ruth Townsend
Intensive
LAWS8422
Class #8643
Intellectual Property
Intensive
Tue 8 - Fri 11 October Elective Intensive on Campus Wednesday 12 June 2019
LAWS8178
Class #8573
International Law and Use of Force
1 - 4 October 2019 Elective Intensive
LAWS8264
Class #8609
International Law of The Environment
25 - 27 November 2019 Elective
  • Ben Boer
Intensive
LAWS8594
Class #8611
Law and Society in South East Asia
11-12 & 14-15 November 2019 Elective
  • Andrew Harding
Intensive
LAWS8104
Class #8616
Legislation and Legislative Drafting
11-12 & 25-26 October 2019 Elective Intensive Friday 23 November 2018
LAWS8314
Class #8570
Post Conflict Situations and International Law
4 - 7 November 2019 Elective Intensive

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