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Unit Summary

Unit type

PG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

9

Level of learning

Advanced

Former School/College

Former School of Law and Justice

Unit aim

Enables students to engage with and analyse fundamental property law concepts, and to explore and interpret a number of key real and personal property interests. The unit brings together diverse theoretical and practical perspectives to build on undergraduate understandings of property, and to enhance a deeper knowledge of a core legal discipline.

Unit content

Topic 1  The idea of property in land

Topic 2  The fee simple estate

Topic 3  Strata title schemes

Topic 4  Commercial and retail leases

Topic 5  The PPSA regime

Topic 6  The diversity of property

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.

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 analyse and apply fundamental conceptual understandings of property
2 identify the diversity of modern property types, interests and ownerships
3 evaluate and compare the content and nature of private property rights
4 explain key property interests and integrate this knowledge into professional practice

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

  1. analyse and apply fundamental conceptual understandings of property
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
    • GA4:
  2. identify the diversity of modern property types, interests and ownerships
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
    • GA7:
  3. evaluate and compare the content and nature of private property rights
    • GA4:
  4. explain key property interests and integrate this knowledge into professional practice
    • GA4:

Prescribed texts

  • No prescribed texts.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.