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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Intermediate

Former School/College

Former School of Law and Justice

Pre-requisites

Must have completed LAW71005 - Property Principles

Anti-requisites

LAW00116 - Property Law

Unit aim

Provides students with a working knowledge of the concepts of ownership and possession of property and particular interests in real property including co-ownership, future interests, perpetuities and accumulations, easements, covenants, mortgages, leases and licences.

 

Unit content

1    Property pluralism
2    Native Title
3    Native Title
4    Co-ownership
5    Leases
6    Leases
7    Study week
8    Revision week
9    Mortgages
10    Easements
11    Covenants
12    Strata and community title
13    Exam review
 

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.

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 Explain the theoretical, social, and economic values of property in land, and their diversity of contexts Intellectual rigour Knowledge of a discipline
2 Identify fundamental issues of land law and the contexts in which land law operates Intellectual rigour Knowledge of a discipline
3 Demonstrate knowledge of the principles and rules of land law, and the policy factors which underlie them Intellectual rigour Knowledge of a discipline
4 Apply the principles and rules of land law to solve relevant legal problems Intellectual rigour Creativity Knowledge of a discipline
5 Construct and communicate legal arguments in land law contexts Intellectual rigour Creativity Communication and social skills
6 Evaluate land law in the light of contemporary Australian needs Intellectual rigour Knowledge of a discipline Cultural competence

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

  1. Explain the theoretical, social, and economic values of property in land, and their diversity of contexts
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  2. Identify fundamental issues of land law and the contexts in which land law operates
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  3. Demonstrate knowledge of the principles and rules of land law, and the policy factors which underlie them
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  4. Apply the principles and rules of land law to solve relevant legal problems
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
  5. Construct and communicate legal arguments in land law contexts
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA2: Creativity
    • GA6: Communication and social skills
  6. Evaluate land law in the light of contemporary Australian needs
    • GA1: Intellectual rigour
    • GA4: Knowledge of a discipline
    • GA7: Cultural competence