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Unit Summary

Unit type

PG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

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.

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

Prescribed texts

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