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LAW1124 Civil Obligations C (Torts)

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Law and Justice

Requisites

Pre-requisite: LAW1113 or (LAW2201 and LAW2203)

Other requisites

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 //www.usq.edu.au/current-students/support/computing/hardware.

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 Civil Obligations A (Contract and Torts). 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.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2015 External
Semester 2, 2015 On-campus Springfield
Semester 2, 2015 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 3, 2015 External