Contract Law (6594.4)
|Level:||Undergraduate First Year Level|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Business, Government & Law|
|Discipline:||School of Law & Justice|
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2018 Semester 2 MR Scott PEARSALL (Ph: +61 2 62068987 ) ON-CAMPUS
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- Semester 2, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (167692) - View
- Semester 2, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (151910) - View
- Semester 2, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (140711) - View
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This unit involves a detailed study of the law of contract. The course commences with a study of the nature of contract and the elements essential to its formation - intention to create legal relations, offer and acceptance, agreement on terms, consideration, parties and legality. The remedies available for breach of contract are also studied. The aim of this unit is to provide students with a thorough grounding in the principles of contract law.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Skills in extracting principles from primary and secondary legal sources;
2. Understand of how the principles have been developed and how they interrelate;
3. Able to analyse and apply principles to problems;
4. Effectively communicate a resolution to contract problems;
5. Understand of the impact the common law and relevant statutory provisions on the contract law principles;
6. Appreciate of the dynamic nature of the law of contract in terms of its continuing development; and
7. Basic level of skills, with a view to developing lifelong learning skills and practices.
UC - Canberra, Bruce
- Semester 2, 2017
- Semester 2, 2016
- Semester 2, 2015
3 hours per week
Completion of Legal Systems or equivalent. Entry to the LLB program.
Basic knowledge of the legal system.
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