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Unit of Study LEGL2008 - Conveyancing Law (2024)

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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:

prepare a Contract for the Sale of Land that complies with the relevant legislative requirements

demonstrate an understanding of the statutory and case law governing the selling, purchasing, leasing and mortgaging of interests in land and businesses

draft the special conditions necessary to prepare a contract for the sale of land or of a business so as to suit the varying circumstances of these transactions

communicate effectively on the conveyancing, leasing and mortgaging of land and the sale of businesses, including possible conflicts of interest and the revenue implications of these transactions.

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • Lane, P, Chapple, S and Coshott, D, 2018, Sale of Land in NSW: Commentary and Materials, 6th edn, Thomson Reuters, Australia. ISBN: 9780455233703.
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • A major source of information for this unit, additional to the study guide, is The Conveyancing Services NSW which is available on Lexis Nexis in the SCU Library database. In the study guide, the Service will be referred to as "the Conveyancing Service" and paragraph numbers will be shown as [10001] i.e. in square brackets. 

  • Access to a computer and reliable internet connection.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.