Intro to Administrative Law

Qualification: Postgraduate unit
Study mode: Online
Payment options: FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: 14 weeks
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Awarded by: Griffith University
Course Unit A course unit is a single subject offered as part of a program of study, but can be completed individually. You may receive Recognition of Prior Learning for studying this unit.

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About this unit

In the Intro to Administrative Law unit provided by Griffith University and Open Universities Australia, you will discover how administrative legal principles were first adopted and developed by the Commonwealth legal system.

As its central focus, the unit will give you a detailed understanding of the major principles of administrative law, including fundamental processes, decision making and how and when administrative decisions can be reviewed or repealed. You will also have the opportunity to examine practical issues that arise when advising clients and preparing for hearings.

The unit covers a wide range of administrative law topics, and you will finish the unit with a clear and contextualised understanding of administrative law. Your research and problem solving skills will also be greatly enhanced by participation in this unit, as you will be required to familiarise yourself with legal cases, legislation and regulation in this area.

Eligibility

Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible to enter this program:

  • Be accepted into the Graduate Certificate in Professional Legal Studies

AND

  • Have either completed or be enrolled to study the unit, Introduction to Law & Legal Reasoning

AND

  • Have not completed this unit, or its academic equivalent, Introduction to Administrative Law, before

Areas of study

In this Intro to Administrative Law unit, the topics you will study include:

  • The process of review of administrative decisions
  • The framework for administrative law
  • Remedies
  • The grounds for review
  • Access to information

Course pathways

This unit is a core requirement in the following course:

  • Graduate Certificate in Professional Legal Studies, Griffith University

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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How will this unit advance my career?

This unit will provide you with advanced knowledge of law-making and institutions – a highly useful and advantageous body of knowledge for anyone interested in a career in the administrative or legal sector.

You will also gain a deep understanding of administrative law, which will be greatly beneficial to those looking for employment in government institutions, research bodies and the legal sector, and even in the private sector in areas such as procurement or provision of public services.

How else will I benefit from this unit?

  • Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in Intro to Administrative Law from Griffith University.
  • Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
  • Gain industry-relevant skills and transferrable knowledge.
  • Government financial support through FEE-HELP may be available.
  • Studying single units allows you the flexibility to work towards a qualification at your own pace.
  • Receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for this unit across a number of OUA’s full degree programs.

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Financial assistance

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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You may be eligible to receive FEE-HELP for this course!

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).

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