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Unit of Study LAW00062 - Wills and Estates (2016)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

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:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 generate creative and appropriate responses to legal problems.
2 apply knowledge of succession law in drafting a will which gives effect to the testator's instructions and which conforms to all necessary requirements for a valid will.
3 demonstrate knowledge of the principles applicable to the management of a deceased estate.
4 effectively communicate in writing to non-legal audiences the law on succession, intestacy and family provisions.

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

  1. generate creative and appropriate responses to legal problems.
    • GA4:
  2. apply knowledge of succession law in drafting a will which gives effect to the testator's instructions and which conforms to all necessary requirements for a valid will.
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  3. demonstrate knowledge of the principles applicable to the management of a deceased estate.
    • GA4:
  4. effectively communicate in writing to non-legal audiences the law on succession, intestacy and family provisions.
    • GA1:
    • GA6:

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