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LA1105 - Contract Law 1

Credit points: 3
Year: 2011
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: School of Law Office

Available to LLB students.

Elements and terms of a contract.

Learning Outcomes

  • develop a detailed knowledge and understanding of the principles of the law of contract in Australia;
  • develop a general knowledge and understanding of some of the theories and concepts that underpin the law of contract;
  • reflect upon the values and assumptions inherent in the law of contract, and the impact/implications of that law on the social and economic life of Australians;
  • apply your knowledge and understanding to solve problems and to respond to a range of authentic legal scenarios;
  • critically analyse the law of contract and research primary and secondary resources relevant to the law of contract.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments;
  • The ability to define and to solve problems in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to lead, manage and contribute effectively to teams;
  • The ability to speak and write logically, clearly and creatively;
  • A coherent and disciplined body of skills, knowledge, values and professional ethics in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to learn independently and in a self-directed manner;
  • A commitment to lifelong learning and intellectual development.
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
LA2001 and LA2011

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 24-Mar-2011
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Mandy Shircore
Lecturer: Ms Rachel Bradshaw.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures - 2 hour lecture/week
  • 12 hours tutorials - Commence Week 2; 1 hour tutorial/week
Assessment: end of semester exam (55%); tutorial attendance and participation (10%); portfolio of tutorial exercises (35%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 24-Mar-2011
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Mandy Shircore
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures - 2 hour lecture/week
  • 12 hours tutorials - Commence Week 2; 1 hour tutorial/week
Assessment: end of semester exam (55%); tutorial attendance and participation (10%); portfolio of tutorial exercises (35%).

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.