Provides the basis for a sound understanding of the basic principles governing the formation, interpretation and performance of contractual rights and obligations and the remedies available to parties in contractual disputes, under both common law and statute law.
Topic 1 Contracts and the three elements
Topic 2 Terms of the contract
Topic 3 Matters affecting formation
Topic 4 Vitiation of contracts
Topic 5 Illegal contracts
Topic 6 End of the contract
Topic 7 Remedies
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||identify the legal and non-legal issues in contractual cases and hypothetical situations||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||apply relevant legal principles, under common law and statute, to the resolution of these issues||Intellectual rigour||Creativity||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||express the above in clear, concise and logical language.||Intellectual rigour|
- L. Wiseman, M Backstrom & P Trowse, 2012, Contracts, 4th edn, LexisNexis Butterworths, Chatswood, Australia. ISBN: 9780409329186.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2017 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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