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Unit of Study LAW10180 - Law of Torts (2018)

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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 demonstrate an understanding of the core principles of the torts of negligence, trespass and nuisance
2 critically examine the principles by which the common law and legislature determine legal claims with respect to injury caused to one person by another
3 demonstrate an understanding of the law, including an explanation and application of the law, to a client on a given set of facts
4 demonstrate an ability to develop a sustained legal argument both orally and in writing in a logical and effective way and apply case law and legislative provisions to solve factual legal problems relating to the law of torts.

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

  1. demonstrate an understanding of the core principles of the torts of negligence, trespass and nuisance
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  2. critically examine the principles by which the common law and legislature determine legal claims with respect to injury caused to one person by another
    • GA4:
  3. demonstrate an understanding of the law, including an explanation and application of the law, to a client on a given set of facts
    • GA4:
  4. demonstrate an ability to develop a sustained legal argument both orally and in writing in a logical and effective way and apply case law and legislative provisions to solve factual legal problems relating to the law of torts.
    • GA5: