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Unit of Study LAWS2002 - Contract Law I (2024)

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  • Enrolment information

      Students admitted to the Associate Degree in Law (Paralegal Studies) or Bachelor of Legal and Justice Studies are not permitted to enrol in this unit. For further information contact: law.enquiry@scu.edu.au

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.

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

recognise the legal and theoretical framework within which modern contract law operates

identify material facts and relevant legal principles/case authorities and apply to hypothetical contract situations

formulate reasoned legal argument supported by appropriate legal principles/case authorities to show critical judgement in the resolution of contract disputes

discuss and analyse concepts relating to contract law using case law, statute and/or academic resources.

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • Paterson, J, Robertson, A & Duke, A, 2020, Principles of Contract Law, 6th edn, Thomson Reuters, Sydney.
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • No prescribed resources/equipment.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.