Torts Law (11278.1)
|Level:||Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit|
Band 3 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021) Band 5 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
|Faculty:||Faculty of Business, Government & Law|
|Discipline:||Canberra Law School|
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2021 Semester 2 DR Benedict SHEEHY (Ph: +61 2 62015770 ) ON-CAMPUS
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This unit will introduce participants to the law of torts. It will cover negligence, trespass, nuisance and defamation law.
This unit may be co-taught with a G version of the unit.
After successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Identify and explain the legal systems and principles underpinning torts law;
2. Apply legal systems and principles to tort law fact scenarios in problem solving; and
3. Demonstrate effective legal communication, research and negotiation skills and apply them to torts law problems.
UC - Canberra, Bruce
- Semester 2, 2020
Semester 2, 2019
On-Campus Attendance (Expected) and Online Content (ON-CAMPUS)
- Study Table - Harm (5% )
- Trespass Letter of Advice and Deed of Settlement (20% The Letter of Advice is worth 15% The Deed of Settlement is worth 5% )
- Study Note - Defences (5% )
- Study Note - Duty of Care (5% )
- Study Note - Breach (5% )
- Study Note - Causation (5% )
- Invigilated open book examination (50% )
- Study Note - Damages (5% )
- On-Campus Attendance (Expected) and Online Content (ON-CAMPUS)
One 2 hour lecture and one 1 hour problem-based learning activity on campus per week.
This unit is only available to students in a Bachelor of Laws course.
Students must have passed 11251 Foundations of Law and Justice.
7042 Law of Obligations
- ARSC03 Bachelor of Arts/ Bachelor of Laws
- MGSC03 Bachelor of Business/ Bachelor of Laws
- MGSC01 Bachelor of Commerce/ Bachelor of Laws
- ARSC02 Bachelor of Communication and Media/ Bachelor of Laws
- NPSC02 Bachelor of Forensic Studies/ Bachelor of Laws
- SCB101 Bachelor of Laws
- SCAR03 Bachelor of Laws/Bachelor of Design
- SCSC02 Bachelor of Politics and International Relations/ Bachelor of Laws
- SCSC01 Bachelor of Science in Psychology/ Bachelor of Laws
- NPSC01 Bachelor of Science/ Bachelor of Laws