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Unit of Study LAW72009 - Principles of Equity (2016)

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Unit Snapshot

  • Pre-requisites

      LAW00503 Contract Law OR LAW10001 Contract Law AND LAW10003 Contract Law II AND [new unit code] Property Principles
  • Co-requisites

      [new unit code] Property Principles
  • Co-requisites


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 underlying themes and issues and the key legal principles relating to equity
2 explain the reasons for a distinctive equitable jurisdiction, and the significance of equitable doctrines and remedies in law
3 apply legal reasoning and research to generate appropriate responses to legal problems in equity
4 apply critical judgment including analysis, reasoning, and appropriate directed research to equity topics
5 identify and comment on the policy issues which arise in various topics, including the need for law reform where the law is considered deficient
6 demonstrate an ability to learn and work independently within broad parameters as defined by the assessment requirements. Included here is the capacity to find, access, manage and evaluate sources of information relevant to equity issues
7 communicate appropriately and effectively, through the use of well-written, clear and logical language that is supported with appropriate references.

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

  1. demonstrate an understanding of the underlying themes and issues and the key legal principles relating to equity
    • GA4:
  2. explain the reasons for a distinctive equitable jurisdiction, and the significance of equitable doctrines and remedies in law
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  3. apply legal reasoning and research to generate appropriate responses to legal problems in equity
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  4. apply critical judgment including analysis, reasoning, and appropriate directed research to equity topics
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
    • GA4:
  5. identify and comment on the policy issues which arise in various topics, including the need for law reform where the law is considered deficient
    • GA2:
    • GA4:
  6. demonstrate an ability to learn and work independently within broad parameters as defined by the assessment requirements. Included here is the capacity to find, access, manage and evaluate sources of information relevant to equity issues
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
  7. communicate appropriately and effectively, through the use of well-written, clear and logical language that is supported with appropriate references.
    • GA1:
    • GA2: