Law of Obligations (7042.4)
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|0.125||3||Faculty Of Business, Government & Law|
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|Canberra Law School||Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate 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 outcomesOn successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Acquire an understanding of the basic principles of Australian torts law and civil obligations law;
2. Acquire an understanding of the development of the law in response to change and those key issues of policy which lie behind the law;
3. Acquire an understanding of the practice of the exercise of rights in this field, including the statutory and common law frameworks, and issues arising which affect such rights;
4. Apply their knowledge of obligations law to hypothetical fact situations to determine an appropriate outcome;
5. Identify and analyse difficulties that may arise in the application of these legal principles; and
6. Identify and discuss potential for further law reform.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
2. UC graduates are global citizens - think globally about issues in their profession
1. UC graduates are professional - work collaboratively as part of a team, negotiate, and resolve conflict
1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
PrerequisitesCompletion of Legal Systems or equivalent. Entry to the LLB program.
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Bernadette Richards and Melissa de Zwart, Tort Law Principles (Thomson Reuters Lawbook Co, 2nd ed, 2016)
Students will also be required to print off, and bring to classes and the exam, sections of the Civil Law (Wrongs) Act (ACT) 2002.
Students are expected to attend the tutorials each week. Students are expected to complete the prescribed readings for the week in advance of attending their tutorials.
Required IT skills
Work placement, internships or practicums