2020 unit offering information will be available in September 2019
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 – Introduction to Contract Law
Topic 2 – Offer & Acceptance
Topic 3 – Intention
Topic 4 – Consideration
Topic 5 – Capacity and Privity
Topic 6 – Construction of the contract
Topic 7 – Vitiating factors
Topic 8 – Illegality
Topic 9 – Discharge
Topic 10 – 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|
- Graw, S, 2017, An Introduction to the Law of Contract, 9th edn, Thomson Reuters, Pyrmont, Australia. ISBN: 9780455239897.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2020 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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