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Unit: Property Law (7050)

Level: 2Credit Points: 3Contribution Band: 3
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Availability in 2012: Not offered (Also available in: 2013, 2014)

    Syllabus

    The areas examined include the concept of property; personal, intellectual and real; the law relating to ownership and transfer of interests in land; the system of land tenure including Torrens Title; the nature of equitable and legal estates in real property; methods of registration, acquisition and alienation of proprietary interests in land; and the transactions involved.

    Learning Outcomes

    On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to demonstrate an understanding of the rules relating to real property, their origin and current application; acquire and demonstrate an ability to apply the relevant rules and to predict their operation through the completion of set assigned tasks; demonstrate a familiarity with real property transactions and related documents; acquire and demonstrate legal research skills in relation to the relevant law and law proposals relating to real property; acquire and demonstrate an ability to analyse applicable policies underlying rules relating to real property; and acquire and demonstrate through the completion of set assigned tasks the abilities of critical analysis, advocacy, problem solving, legal writing, client presentation and communication.

    Prerequisite

    Completion of Legal Systems or equivalent. Entry to the LLB program. 

    Class Contact

    Four hours per week.

    Referenced Courses

    • 995AA Bachelor of Advertising and Marketing Communication / Bachelor of Laws
    • 944AA Bachelor of Applied Economics/Bachelor of Laws
    • 821AA Bachelor of Arts in International Studies/Bachelor of Laws
    • 801AA Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws
    • 808AA Bachelor of Business Informatics/Bachelor of Laws
    • 810AA Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Laws
    • 127JA Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies/Bachelor of Laws
    • 194JA Bachelor of Forensic Studies/Bachelor of Laws
    • 996AA Bachelor of Journalism / Bachelor of Laws
    • 794AA Bachelor of Laws
    • 829AA Bachelor of Management/Bachelor of Laws
    • 149JA Bachelor of Politics and International Relations/Bachelor of Laws
    • 997AA Bachelor of Public Relations / Bachelor of Laws
    • 833AA Bachelor of Science in Psychology/Bachelor of Laws
    • 836AA Bachelor of Science/Bachelor of Laws
    • 837AA Bachelor of Sports Media/Bachelor of Laws

    Referenced Unit Sets

    • MJ0028 Major in Corporate and Commercial Law (Restricted)
    • MJ0083 Major in Legal Practice (Restricted)

    Unit Level Key:

    • 1 - Offered in first year of course curriculum
    • 2 - Offered in second year of course curriculum
    • 3 - Offered in third year of course curriculum
    • 4 - Offered in fourth year of course curriculum
    • 5 - Offered in fifth year of course curriculum
    • G - Offered in graduate course curriculums
    • PG - Offered in postgraduate course curriculums
    • R - Offered in research course curriculums
    • H - Offered in honours course curriculums

     
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