LLH302 Ethics and the Legal Profession

Unit synopsis

The legal profession, like any other profession, is governed not only by a set of legal rules but also by a range of ethical principles that relate particularly to the practice of the profession of law. An education in law would be incomplete without an understanding of these rules and principles and an ability to apply them in practice. The legal profession owes duties not only to clients, but also to itself, the legal system, the judicial system and to the public. It is within this framework of responsibilities that the lawyer's duties to the client must be accommodated.

Faculty
Faculty of Law
School/Discipline
Law School
Study area
Law and justice
Credit points
12

Dates and locations

Teaching period Dates Locations
Semester 1, 2019 25 February 2019 - 21 June 2019
  • Gardens Point
  • Gardens Point (External)
Summer, 2019 (Block) 18 November 2019 - 21 February 2020
  • Gardens Point
Summer, 2019 18 November 2019 - 21 February 2020
  • Gardens Point (External)

Fees

Commonwealth supported place (CSP) student contribution amount
2019: $1,369
Domestic fee-paying student fee
2019: $2,640
International student fee (excluding study abroad students)
2019: $3,624

Guide to fees

Commonwealth supported place (CSP) student contribution amount
For Australian citizens, permanent visa holders and permanent humanitarian visa holders, and New Zealand citizens who study this unit:
  • as part of a QUT course and are eligible for a Commonwealth supported place (CSP)
  • as a cross-institutional student who has a Commonwealth supported place at their home university.
Domestic fee-paying student fee
For Australian citizens, permanent visa holders and permanent humanitarian visa holders, and New Zealand citizens, who study this unit:
  • as part of a QUT course and are not eligible for a Commonwealth supported place (CSP)
  • as part of a QUT course during Summer Semester
  • as a cross-institutional student who does not have a Commonwealth supported place at their home university
  • as a single-unit study student.
International student fee
For international students who study this unit:
  • as part of a QUT course
  • as a cross-institutional student.

Previous study requirements

Prerequisites
LLH201 or LWB146. LLH201 can be studied in the same teaching period as LLH302
Anti-requisites
LWB433

Guide to previous study requirements

Prerequisites
To enrol in this unit, you must have completed these prerequisite units (or have credit, advanced standing or exemption for them), or be able to demonstrate that you have equivalent background knowledge.
Anti-requisites
You can’t enrol in this unit if you have completed any of these anti-requisite units.
Co-requisites
To enrol in this unit, you must have already completed these co-requisite units, or you must enrol in them at the same time.
Equivalents
You can’t enrol in this unit if you have completed any of these equivalent units.
Assumed knowledge
We assume that you have a minimum level of knowledge in certain areas before you start this unit.

Unit outlines