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Torts Law (11278.1)

Level: Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 3
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline: Canberra Law School

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  • Semester 2, 2019, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (184088) - View

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Syllabus

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.

Learning Outcomes

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.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

One 2 hour lecture and one 1 hour problem-based learning activity on campus per week.

Prerequisites

This unit is only available to students in a Bachelor of Laws course.

Students must have passed 11251 Foundations of Law and Justice.

Corequisites

None.

Assumed Knowledge

None.

Equivalent Units

7042 Law of Obligations



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