FOUNDATIONS OF PROPERTY LAW

LAW2FPL

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject introduces students to fundamental concepts of property law in Australia. This subject involves consideration of the notion of property and of proprietary interests. Students will learn about the concept of property, acquisition and regulation of title to property (including possession), the importance of relativity of title and the creation and enforceability of legal and equitable interests. Students will also receive an introduction to statutory schemes of registration of property interests.

SchoolLa Trobe Law School

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSavitri Taylor

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesLecture and tutorial introduction to meaning and use of language, students required to use new language in all discussion and written settings. Argument development and evaluation modelled through case-study examples in lectures, individual student reading of cases and textbooks and in-class discussions to clarify and evaluate applications

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesLAW2CTA OR LAW2CTB

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Demonstrate an understanding of the language of property law and use it in written and oral settings
02. Demonstrate an understanding of the concept of property as it operates in Australian law through written and oral discussions
03. Demonstrate an understanding of the key legal doctrines that underpin Australian Property law through writing and in oral form
04. Evaluate claims made for property interests using appropriate legal doctrine as it applies to a given fact situation
05. Compose a written legal opinion as it applies to a problem in property law

Subject options

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSavitri Taylor

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

TutorialWeek: 11 - 22
One 1.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Final examination, 2.5 hours + 30 minutes reading time (equivalent 2500 words)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One 1,500 word assignment or equivalent To be submitted online through LMS and marked online.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One quiz (equivalent 500 words) Administered online via LMS and marked online

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorSavitri Taylor

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

TutorialWeek: 11 - 22
One 1.00 h tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Final examination, 2.5 hours + 30 minutes reading time (equivalent 2500 words)

N/ACentral examIndividualNo60 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One 1,500 word assignment or equivalent To be submitted online through LMS and marked online.

N/AAssignmentIndividualNo30 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4, SILO5

One quiz (equivalent 500 words) Administered online via LMS and marked online

N/AQuizzesIndividualNo10 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3