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2021 unit offering information will be available in November 2020

Unit description

Enables students to engage with and analyse fundamental property law concepts, and to explore and interpret a number of key real and personal property interests. The unit brings together diverse theoretical and practical perspectives to build on undergraduate understandings of property, and to enhance a deeper knowledge of a core legal discipline.

Unit content

Topic 1  The idea of property in land

Topic 2  The fee simple estate

Topic 3  Strata title schemes

Topic 4  Commercial and retail leases

Topic 5  The PPSA regime

Topic 6  The diversity of property

Learning outcomes

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.

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:GA1GA2GA3GA4GA5GA6GA7
1analyse and apply fundamental conceptual understandings of property Intellectual rigourCreativityKnowledge of a discipline
2identify the diversity of modern property types, interests and ownershipsIntellectual rigourCreativityCultural competence
3evaluate and compare the content and nature of private property rightsKnowledge of a discipline
4explain key property interests and integrate this knowledge into professional practiceKnowledge of a discipline

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. analyse and apply fundamental conceptual understandings of property
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  2. identify the diversity of modern property types, interests and ownerships
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA7: Cultural competence
  3. evaluate and compare the content and nature of private property rights
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  4. explain key property interests and integrate this knowledge into professional practice
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline

Teaching and assessment

Notice

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Fee information

Domestic

Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2021 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3

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