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LA1106 - Contract Law 2

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

Available to LLB students.

This subject builds on knowledge and skills gained in LA1105/LA2011. Topics covered include discharge of contracts, remedies and vitiating factors.

Learning Outcomes

  • Explain and apply the principles of the Law of Contract in Australia to solve problems and respond to a range of practical scenarios;
  • Evaluate and apply the legal principles associated with discharge of contract by performance, agreement, operation of law, breach, frustration and remedies;
  • Evaluate and apply the legal principles associated with vitiating factors.
Prerequisites: LA2011 or LA1105
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
LA2001 and LA2012

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Mandy Shircore, Ms Rachel Bradshaw
Lecturers: Professor Stephen Graw, Mr Simon Walker.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours lectures - 2 hour lecture/week
  • 12 hours tutorials - Commence Week 2; 1 hour tutorial/week
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); assignments (50%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Tutorial attendance is mandatory in this subject. A student who fails to attend at least 70% must meet with the Associate Dean of Learning and Teaching and provide evidence as to why he or she should be permitted to sit the final exam or submit the final assessment task.

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 29-Aug-2019
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Mandy Shircore
Lecturers: Assoc. Professor Mandy Shircore, Mr Peter Boulot, Mr Simon Walker.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours lectures - 2 hour lecture/week
  • 12 hours tutorials - Commence Week 2; 1 hour tutorial/week
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (50%); assignments (50%).
Special Assessment Requirements: Tutorial attendance is mandatory in this subject. A student who fails to attend at least 70% must meet with the Associate Dean of Learning and Teaching and provide evidence as to why he or she should be permitted to sit the final exam or submit the final assessment task.

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.