LAW5604 Advanced Torts B (FOBUS)


Semester 2 (ONC)Toowoomba (ONC)Springfld (EXT)Toowoomba


Units 1.0 (Law) Band 3


Pre-requisite: LAW5603


Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at <http://www.usq.edu.au/ict/students/standards/default.htm>.


Synopsis

This course broadens the students' knowledge of the extent of the civil obligations imposed by the law of torts. It will build upon the understanding of the principles of the law of torts gained in Torts A. Students will gain an understanding of a variety of negligence torts, the possible defences to them and the principle of vicarious liability. The course will also examine a number of other representative torts including nuisance and nervous shock.