Contract Law G (11434.1)
|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||Graduate Level|| Band 3 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020)
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 complex contract law fact scenarios in problem solving; and
3. Apply 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
2. UC graduates are global citizens - behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - be self-aware
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.
Contract Law is one of the prescribed areas of knowledge for people seeking admission as a legal
practitioner. This unit covers the core knowledge required.
PrerequisitesThis unit is only available to students in the Juris Doctor, Master of Laws, Master of Legal Studies, Graduate Diploma in Legal Studies and Graduate Certificate in Legal Studies courses.
CorequisitesStudents must be enrolled in or have already passed 11431 Foundations of Law and Justice G or equivalent.
|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
Required IT skills
Work placement, internships or practicums
Students are expected to be conversant with and profiocient in the use of AGLC4