Compulsory core unit for students in new Law degrees, which were introduced in 2013, with course codes: 63I, 63J, 63K, 63L, 63M, 63N, 63O and 63P. Also degrees commencing 2014 63Q and 63R.
Building on preliminary examination of the law of private obligations introduced in LAW252 Foundations of Private Law, the Law of Contract develops an understanding of the law of contract and the enforceability of contractual obligations in the contemporary contexts of Australian and international commercial relations. The unit deals with the common law and statutory principles of contract law including the core elements of enforceability, content and interpretation of contracts, breach and its consequences. Practical skills include legal problem solving, legal reasoning and basic legal drafting.
|Unit name||Contract Law|
|Faculty/School||College of Arts, Law and Education
Faculty of Law
Prof. Don Chalmers
|Available as student elective?||No|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|3||2019: $1,369.00||2019: $1,671.00||090900|
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RequisitesLAW255 and LAW252
3 x 50-min lectures weekly, 50-min tutorial weekly
2hr examination (50%), library exercise (5%), contract interpretation and drafting exercise (30%), tutorial participation (5%), tutorial assessment (10%)
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
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