PROPERTY LAW

LAW5FPR

2018

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

Foundations of Property Law introduces students to fundamental concepts of property law in Australia. This subject involves consideration of the notion of property and of proprietary interests and focuses on real and personal property. Topics include: the concept of property; acquisition and regulation of title to property including possession, title and ownership; the importance of relativity of title; creation and disposition of property interests; introduction to statutory schemes of registration of property interests.



SchoolLa Trobe Law School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJulia Dehm

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Must be enrolled in JD or Masters of Law LAW5CNA

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects LAW2FPL, LAW3PROP

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Comprehend and use the language of Property Law to strong comprehension and familiarity with the language of property law

Activities:
Lecture and tutorial introduction to meaning and use of language, students required to use new language in all discussion and written settings

02. Understand the concept of property as it operates in Australian law to Advanced knowledge and critical evaluation of the concept of property as it operates in Australian law

Activities:
Frameworks for concepts explained and illustrated in lectures, individual student reading and analysis of cases and concepts and in-class discussions to clarify

03. Understand the key legal doctrines that underpin Australian Property law to advanced knowledge and critical evaluation of the key legal doctrines that underpin Australian Property law

Activities:
Frameworks for doctrines explained and illustrated in lectures, individual student reading of cases and textbooks and in-class discussions to clarify and evaluate applications

04. Evaluate claims made for property interests in a given fact situation, using appropriate legal doctrine to High order to skill in evaluating claims made for property interests in a given fact situation, using appropriate legal doctrine

Activities:
Argument development and evaluation modelled through case-study examples in lectures. ndividual student reading of cases and textbooks and in-class discussions to clarify and evaluate applications

05. Compose a written legal opinion as it applies to a problem in Property law to Ability to solve complex problems and to think rigorously and independently by preparing written legal opinion as it applies to problems in property law

Activities:
Modelled through analysis of written cases, individual written student tutorial preparation and in-class discussion of student responses

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Start date between: and    Key dates

City Campus, 2018, Semester 2, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJulia Dehm

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture/seminar per week on weekdays at night from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 31 - 43
Two 4.0 hours workshop per study period on weekends during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 31 - 43
One 4.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays at night from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,500-word take home examination or equivalentSubmitted online30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Seminar preparation (1000 words)Students will be assessed on online preparation for problem solving exercises. Students will be advised of the detailed requirements of this assessment in the SLG10 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Final examination, 3 hours + 30 minutes reading time (equivalent 3000 words)60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05

City Campus, 2018, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJulia Dehm

Class requirements

Lecture/Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture/seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

WorkShop Week: 10 - 22
Two 4.0 hours workshop per study period on weekdays at night from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Unscheduled Online Class Week: 10 - 22
One 4.0 hours unscheduled online class per study period on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via online.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,500-word take home examination or equivalentSubmitted online30 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Seminar preparation (1000 words)Students will be assessed on online preparation for problem solving exercises. Students will be advised of the detailed requirements of this assessment in the SLG10 01, 02, 03, 04, 05
Final examination, 3 hours + 30 minutes reading time (equivalent 3000 words)60 01, 02, 03, 04, 05