Contract Law (11277.1)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| Flexible
|| UC - Canberra, Bruce
|0.125||3||Faculty Of Business, Government & Law|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|Canberra Law School||Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit|| Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan Social Work_Exclude 0905)
Band 5 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Learning outcomesAfter successful completion of this unit, students will be able to: 1. Identify and explain the legal systems and principles underpinning contract law;
2. Apply legal systems and principles to contract law fact scenarios in problem solving; and
3. Demonstrate effective legal communication, research and negotiation skills and apply them to contract law problems.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - display initiative and drive, and use their organisation skills to plan and manage their workload
1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - take pride in their professional and personal integrity
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
1. UC graduates are professional - work collaboratively as part of a team, negotiate, and resolve conflict
2. UC graduates are global citizens - behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development
This unit will focus on problem solving skills for lawyers. This is an important skill that you will use throughout the rest of your degree and as a legal practitioner.
CorequisitesThis unit is only available to students in a Bachelor of Laws course. Students must have passed or be enrolled in 11251 Foundations of Law and Justice.
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2021||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 2||02 August 2021||Flexible||Dr Maree Sainsbury|
|2022||UC - Canberra, Bruce||Semester 2||01 August 2022||Flexible||Dr Maree Sainsbury|
Andrew Robertson and Jeannie Paterson, Principles of Contract Law, 6 ed, Thomson Reuters, 2020.
Andrew Robertson and Jeannie Paterson, Contract: Cases and Materials, 6 ed, Thomson Reuters, 2020.
May Fong Cheong, Australian Contract Law: Principles and Cases, Thomson Reuters, 2020.
Other suggested readings will be noted on the Canvas site
Attendance at tutorials is strongly recommended
Required IT skills
Work placement, internships or practicums
It is expected that students will conversant with and proficient in AGLC4.