Equity Law PG (11442.1)
|Available teaching periods||Delivery mode||Location|
|View teaching periods|| Flexible
|| Bruce, Canberra
|0.125||3||Faculty Of Business, Government & Law|
|Discipline||Study level||HECS Bands|
|Canberra Law School||Post Graduate Level|| 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)
This unit may be co-taught with an undergraduate version of the unit.
Learning outcomesAfter successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Explain and apply the principal doctrines and remedies of equity and the law of trusts;
2. Synthesis a critical analysis of equitable principles and institutions and the potential for future development of those principles and institutions;
3. Provide advice on the application of equitable principles (including the law of trusts) in given complex fact situations; and
4. Apply effective legal communication, research and negotiation skills and apply them to equity 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 - adopt an informed and balanced approach across professional and international boundaries
2. UC graduates are global citizens - behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - communicate effectively in diverse cultural and social settings
2. UC graduates are global citizens - make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - think globally about issues in their profession
2. UC graduates are global citizens - understand issues in their profession from the perspective of other cultures
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 - evaluate and adopt new technology
4. UC graduates are able to demonstrate Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander ways of knowing, being and doing - apply their knowledge to working with Indigenous Australians in socially just ways
PrerequisitesThis unit is only available to students in the Juris Doctor, Master of Laws, Master of Legal Studies, Graduate Diploma in Legal Studies or Graduate Certificate in Legal Studies courses.
Students must have passed 11431 Foundations of Law and Justice G or equivalent.
Equivalent units7227 Equity G
|Year||Location||Teaching period||Teaching start date||Delivery mode||Unit convener|
|2024||Bruce, Canberra||Semester 1||05 February 2024||Flexible||Dr Bruce Baer Arnold|
There is only one required textbook for this unit. The textbook provides a comprehensive overview of Equity and Trust principles but students are expected to engage in case law and jornal articles to provide a comprehensive and deep understanding of the unit content, beyond what is provided within the textbook.
The required text for this unit is:
1. Peter Radan and Cameron Stewart, Principles of Australian Equity and Trusts (LexisNexis, 5th ed, 2021).
We also recommend the following textbook:
2. Radan, Stewart & Vickovich, Principles of Australian Equity and Trusts: Cases and Materials, (LexisNexis, 5th ed, 2022).
A detailed reading list is available on Canvas.
Students must have access to AGLC4. Research, analysis and exposition techniques are highlighted in the week 1 recorded workshop on Equity & Trusts skills.
Lectures are pre-recorded. Participation in the tutorials is strongly recommended. Tutorials emphasise problem solving that is relevant for legal practice and for the exam
Required IT skills
Work placement, internships or practicums
This unit involves work integrated learning: Simulation. Students must adhere to University policy during WIL activities.
Use of AGLC4 citation is mandatory in this unit.