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In this online Federal and State Constitutional Law unit, which is offered by Open Universities Australia and awarded by RMIT University, you will learn about many different aspects of Australian constitutional law. This includes looking at the bigger picture of the Australian Constitution, such as the rudimentary ideas involved and the special composition of the constitution.
You will look at the historical examples of the constitution, including the pre-federation constitutions and the constitutions of Australia’s colonial period. You will also look at other historical examples, such as the way the British parliamentary system is applied and the push for a federal Australia.
By looking at both the law and politics of Australia, you will gain an understanding of federalism, separation of powers, and the different sources of legislation. This unit will also allow you to learn about the relationship between the legislative, the executive and the judiciary.
Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible to enter this program:
In this law unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following course:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
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