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LA2019 - Torts A - Specific Torts

Credit points: 3
Year: 2012
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: School of Law Office

A study of case, statutory and text materials concerning civil wrongs. Topics cover intentional wrongs to the person, goods and land, nuisance, defamation, strict liability, statutory duties and other miscellaneous matters.

Learning Outcomes

  • develop students understanding of fundamental underlying principles at work in the law of torts, as well as the dynamics of the case law system.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments;
  • The ability to adapt knowledge to new situations;
  • The ability to define and to solve problems in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to speak and write logically, clearly and creatively;
  • The ability to access and employ online technologies effectively;
  • The acquisition of coherent and disciplined sets of skills, knowledge, values and professional ethics from at least one discipline area.
Prerequisites: (LA1101 and LA1102) or LA1007
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
LA1003 and LA1011

Availabilities

Cairns, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coordinator: Mr Luke Neal
Lecturers: <Person not found>, <Person not found>.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures - Two-hour lecture each week.
  • 12 hours tutorials - One-hour tutorial each week commencing in week 2 of the Study Period.
Assessment: end of semester exam (70%); tutorial attendance and participation (10%); peer assessment tasks (20%).

Townsville, Study Period 1, Internal
Census Date 22-Mar-2012
Coordinator: Mr Luke Neal
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures - Two-hour lecture each week.
  • 12 hours tutorials - One-hour tutorial each week commencing in week 2 of the Study Period.
Assessment: end of semester exam (70%); tutorial attendance and participation (10%); peer assessment tasks (20%).

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.