Property Law (7050.4)
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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. The characteristics of the proprietary interests recognised by common law and equity;
2. Principles behind the recognition of interests in land and transactions with them;
3. Legal practice with respect to transactions concerning real property, and its historical and theoretical explanations;
4. Current socio-legal issues about land based resources, theoretical perspectives and likely directions of law reform; and
5. Some of the international comparative perspectives on real property law and the contributions they could make to reform.
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 - be self-aware
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - evaluate and adopt new technology
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 facilitates and nurtures student acquisition of all of the Graduate Attributes, although not all of them will be subject to examination in the assessment tasks of the unit.
PrerequisitesCompletion of Legal Systems or equivalent. Entry to the LLB program.
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Brendan Edgeworth et al, Sackville & Neave – Australian Property Law (LexisNexis-Butterworths, 10th ed, 2016)
Richard H Bartlett, Native Title in Australia (LexisNexis-Butterworths, 3rd ed, 2014)
Michael Bryan, Vicki Vann and Susan Barkehall-Thomas, Equity and Trusts in Australia (Cambridge University Press, 2nd ed, 2017)
Elizabeth Cooke (ed), Modern Studies in Property Law (Hart, 2001 - )
Rosalind Croucher and Prue Vines, Succession – Families, Property & Death (LexisNexis Butterworths, 4th ed, 2013)
Nuncio D'Angelo, Commercial Trusts (LexisNexis Butterworths, 2014)
J D Heydon, M J Leeming and P G Turner, Meagher, Gummow & Lehane's Equity - Doctrines and Remedies (LexisNexis-Butterworths, 5th ed, 2014)
Anthony P Moore, Scott Grattan and Linden Griggs, Australian Real Property Law (Thomson-Lawbook, 6th ed, 2015)
Joycey Tooher and Bryan Dwyer, Introduction to Property Law (LexisNexis-Butterworths, 5th ed, 2008)
This unit is not set up as a distance or on-line learning unit. Students are expected to prepare for and participate in the lectures and tutorials. This unit operates under the "flipped classroom" method – the reading prescribed for a topic must be done in advance of the lecture or tutorial.
Required IT skills
The unit Canvas site is a very significant medium of communication for the unit and all assessment is to be submitted in electronic form. Students need basic computer, internet and word processing skills.
If you feel that you lack these, or any other academic study skills, you should consult the Learning & Academic Success Network: http://www.canberra.edu.au/lasnet
Work placement, internships or practicums
None. Practical scenario based questions are discussed and solved in tutorials and form the basis of the final exam.