2020 unit discontinuation and penalty dates - postgraduate and JD law students

Postgraduate and Juris Doctor law students have different teaching periods, unit discontinuation and penalty dates from the rest of the University. Relevant dates are below, do not use the central university census dates for any units listed on this page.

Before discontinuing a unit, you should check the dates below to avoid academic and financial penalties.

A student can not withdraw from a JD core unit after the last day of the relevant trimester.

JD Core Unit Discontinuation Dates

(Note: Some of these units are also available for study in other postgraduate law courses)
Unit Name and Unit Code Teaching Period Teaching start date Withdrawn Early ends

Academic and Financial Penalties apply after this date
Withdrawn Late commences

Academic and Financial Penalties for WD-Late apply from this date
Withdrawn Fail commences

Academic and Financial Penalties for WD-Fail apply from this date
Withdrawn Fail ends

Last day to discontinue from units

(Exceptions apply to some teaching periods)
 

Financial penalties apply

Academic penalties apply to some teaching periods only

LAW5003 Principles of tortsTrimester 1 T1-58 27/01/202020/02/2020------27/03/2020
Exception
LAW5000
Australian legal reasoning and methods
Trimester 1   T1-58 13/01/202023/01/2020------14/02/2020
Exception
LAW5001
Principles of criminal law and procedure
Trimester 1   T1-58 17/02/202006/03/2020------27/03/2020
Exception
LAW5002, LAW5004 - LAW5018
Core units
Trimester 1  T1-58 06/01/202003/02/2020------27/03/2020
Exception
LAW5000
Australian legal reasoning and methods
Trimester 2    T2-58 04/05/202014/05/2020------05/06/2020
Exception
LAW5001
Principles of criminal law and procedure
Trimester 2   T2-58 08/06/202026/06/2020------17/07/2020
Exception
LAW5002 - LAW5018
Core units
Trimester 2   T2-58 04/05/202001/06/2020------17/07/2020
Exception
LAW5000
Australian legal reasoning and methods
Trimester 3  T3-58 24/08/202003/09/2020------25/09/2020
Exception
LAW5001
Principles of criminal law and procedure
Trimester 3  T3-58 28/09/202016/10/2020------06/11/2020
Exception
LAW5002 - LAW5018
Core units
Trimester 3  T3-58 24/08/202021/09/2020------06/11/2020
Exception

Postgraduate Law Elective Units

Unit Name and Unit CodeTeaching PeriodTeaching start dateWithdrawn Early ends

Academic and Financial Penalties apply after this date
Withdrawn Late commences

Academic and Financial Penalties for WD-Late apply from this date
Withdrawn Fail commences

Academic and Financial Penalties for WD-Fail apply from this date
Withdrawn Fail ends

Last day to discontinue from units

(Exceptions apply to some teaching periods)
 

Financial penalties apply

Academic penalties apply to some teaching periods only

LAW5466
Financial services law
T1-5706/01/202020/01/2020------05/03/2020
Exception
LAW5050 Professional practice (JD)T1-5806/01/202024/01/2020------06/04/2020
Exception
LAW5385
Corporate finance law
T1-5820/01/202030/01/2020------10/03/2020
Exception
LAW5430
Advanced evidence and proof in litigation

(First offering)
T1-5820/01/202003/02/2020------27/03/2020
Exception
LAW5370
Discrimination law and human rights at work
T1-5821/01/202006/02/2020------07/04/2020
Exception
LAW5052
Professional project
S1-3206/02/202002/03/2020------04/06/2020
Exception
LAW5461
Entrepreneurship and the law
T1-5805/02/202017/02/2020------27/03/2020
Exception
LAW5081
Australian legal process and research

(First offering)
(Available to international students only)
T1-5817/02/202002/03/2020------20/04/2020
Exception
LAW5469
Family violence, gender and law
T1-5827/02/202009/03/2020------16/04/2020
Exception
LAW5312
Competition law

(First offering)
S1-0102/03/202023/03/2020------15/06/2020
Exception
LAW5340
Intellectual property

(First offering)
S1-0103/03/202013/03/2020------22/04/2020
Exception
LAW5319
Law of employee relations

(First offering)
S1-0104/03/202019/03/2020------19/05/2020
Exception
LAW5304
Overview of international human rights law

(First offering)
S1-0105/03/202018/03/2020------04/05/2020
Exception
LAW5350
Principles of taxation

(First offering)
S1-0109/03/202023/03/2020------15/05/2020
Exception
LAW5411
Advanced mediation: Skills and theory A
S1-0110/03/202023/03/2020------07/05/2020
Exception
LAW5301
Copyright
S1-0118/03/202030/03/2020------06/05/2020
Exception
LAW5375
Arbitration of international commercial disputes
S1-0130/03/202015/04/2020------02/06/2020
Exception
LAW5050
Professional practice (JD)
T2-5830/03/202020/04/2020------06/07/2020
Exception
LAW5428
Health law
T2-5702/04/202015/04/2020------03/06/2020
Exception
LAW5359
International human rights law and women
T2-5715/04/202028/04/2020------18/06/2020
Exception
LAW5454
Climate change and displacement
T2-5720/04/202004/05/2020------22/06/2020
Exception
LAW5355
Advocacy

(First offering)
T2-5727/04/202008/05/2020------19/05/2020
Exception
LAW5412
Advanced mediation: Skills and theory B
T2-5730/04/202011/05/2020------25/06/2020
Exception
LAW5432
Workplace investigations and misconduct
T2-5805/05/202018/05/2020------06/07/2020
Exception
LAW5340
Intellectual property

(Second offering)
T2-5811/05/202025/05/2020------09/07/2020
Exception
LAW5343
Privacy and surveillance in the age of AI
T2-5813/05/202025/05/2020------07/07/2020
Exception
LAW5365
Terrorism and human rights
T2-5828/05/202009/06/2020------28/07/2020
Exception
LAW5393
Law of workforce management
T2-5809/06/202019/06/2020------22/07/2020
Exception
LAW5330
International refugee law and practice
T2-5810/06/202022/06/2020------30/07/2020
Exception
LAW5334
Psychiatry, psychology and law
T2-5818/06/202030/06/2020------14/08/2020
Exception
LAW5321
Protecting commercial innovation: Patents and trade secrets
T2-5826/06/202003/07/2020------31/07/2020
Exception
LAW5050
Professional practice (JD)
T3-5722/06/202013/07/2020------28/09/2020
Exception
LAW5052
Professional project
S2-3231/07/202014/08/2020 ------09/10/2020
Exception
LAW5468
Emerging technologies, global data flows and the law
T3-5706/07/202020/07/2020------04/09/2020
Exception
LAW5464
Negotiation and influence: Strategy and skills
T3-5728/07/202010/08/2020------30/09/2020
Exception
LAW5081
Australian legal process and research

(Second offering

(Available to international students only)
T3-5713/07/202027/07/2020------17/09/2020
Exception
LAW5354
International criminal justice
T3-5714/07/202022/07/2020------25/08/2020
Exception
LAW5313
Planning and environmental law
T3-5722/07/202010/08/2020------16/10/2020
Exception
LAW5315
Commercial alternative dispute resolution
T3-5722/07/202003/08/2020------22/09/2020
Exception
LAW5319
Law of employee relations

(Second offering)
T3-5723/07/202004/08/2020------21/09/2020
Exception
LAW5431
International entertainment law
S2-0127/07/202010/08/2020------01/10/2020
Exception
LAW5304
Overview of international human rights law

(Second offering)
S2-0131/07/202014/08/2020------08/10/2020
Exception
LAW5452
Private investment law
S2-0103/08/202018/08/2020------06/10/2020
Exception
LAW5624
 Introduction to Islamic law
S2-0103/08/202010/08/2020------07/09/2020
Exception
LAW5424
 Human trafficking, modern slavery and the law
S2-0106/08/202007/09/2020------06/11/2020
Exception
LAW5409
Principles of family law
S2-0112/08/202024/08/2020------14/10/2020
Exception
LAW5443
Language, communication and legal process
S2-0117/08/202028/08/2020------09/10/2020
Exception
LAW5392
Globalisation and international economic law
S2-0117/08/202031/08/2020------19/10/2020
Exception
LAW5470 Exposing failures and wrongdoing: royal commissions and public inquiriesS2-0117/08/202031/08/2020------26/10/2020
Exception
LAW5352
Digital workplace law
T3-5824/08/202007/09/2020------29/10/2020
Exception
LAW5457
Forensic evidence: Law, science, medicine and technology
T3-5825/08/202004/09/2020------14/10/2020
Exception
LAW5340
Intellectual property

(Third offering)
T3-5828/08/202007/09/2020------15/10/2020
Exception
LAW5355
Advocacy

(Second offering)
T3-5801/09/202014/09/2020------23/10/2020
Exception
LAW5384
International investment law
T3-5801/09/202017/09/2020------13/11/2020
Exception
LAW5312
Competition law

(Second offering)
T3-5807/09/202016/09/2020------23/10/2020
Exception
LAW5316
Trade marks and commercial designations
T3-5808/09/202022/09/2020------09/11/2020
Exception
LAW5310
Sentencing
T3-5810/09/202022/09/2020------11/11/2020
Exception
LAW5649
Law in the age of artificial intelligence
T3-5816/09/202028/09/2020------18/11/2020
Exception
LAW5344
Negotiation: Essential skills for dispute resolution
T3-5817/09/202001/10/2020------26/11/2020
Exception
LAW5421
Managing high conflict personalities in legal disputes
T3-5821/09/202005/10/2020------18/11/2020
Exception
LAW5438
Current issues in sports law
T3-5829/09/202012/10/2020------26/11/2020
Exception
LAW5050 Professional practice (JD)T4-5714/09/202005/10/2020------21/12/2020
Exception
LAW5317
Principles of privacy and freedom of information
T4-5706/10/202016/10/2020------25/11/2020
Exception
LAW5356
Corporate and white collar crime
T4-5707/10/202019/10/2020------08/12/2020
Exception
LAW5335 Contemporary problems in the administration of criminal justiceT4-5708/10/202021/10/2020------15/12/2020
Exception
LAW5430
Advanced evidence and proof in litigation

(Second offering)
T4-5713/10/202026/10/2020------17/12/2020
Exception
LAW5357
Corporate governance and directors' duties
T4-5722/10/202005/11/2020------01/01/2021
Exception

LAW5417 Children's rights in international law

T4-5719/10/202027/10/2020------01/12/2020
Exception
LAW5650
Legal tech studio
T4-5723/10/202004/11/2020------17/12/2020
Exception
LAW5350
Principles of taxation

(Second offering)
SSA-0227/10/202006/11/2020------16/12/2020
Exception
LAW5633
Contemporary workplace relations law
SSA-0207/12/202014/12/2020------08/01/2021
Exception
LAW5082
Masters research
Refer to host unitRefer to host unitRefer to host unitRefer to host unitRefer to host unitRefer to host unit
LAW5083
Extended research
Refer to offer letterRefer to offer letterRefer to offer letterRefer to offer letterRefer to offer letterRefer to offer letter
LAW5084
Minor thesis
Refer to offer letterRefer to offer letterRefer to offer letterRefer to offer letterRefer to offer letterRefer to offer letter

Prato units 2020

Unit Name and Unit CodeTeaching PeriodTeaching start dateWithdrawn Early ends

Academic and Financial Penalties apply after this date
Withdrawn Late commences

Academic and Financial Penalties for WD-Late apply from this date
Withdrawn Fail commences

Academic and Financial Penalties for WD-Fail apply from this date
Withdrawn Fail ends

Last day to discontinue from units
 

Academic & financial penalties apply

N/A - Cancellation of Prato program in 2020