|Short Description:||Construction Law|
|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts|
|School or Department :||School of Law and Justice|
|Student contribution band :||Band 3|
|ASCED code :||090901 - Business and Commercial Law|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
Pre-requisite: LAW1101 or LAW1500 or ((LAW1111 and LAW1112 and LAW1113) or (LAW1201 and LAW2201)) or ((LAW51111 and LAW5112 and LAW5113) or (LAW5501 and LAW5601))
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/current-students/support/computing/hardware.
This unit will allow students to acquire to an intermediate standard analytical and problem-solving skills needed to be able to identify and respond to legal issues they are likely to encounter as industry professionals engaged in building, engineering and infrastructure projects. It will examine the law which forms a core part of construction projects, enabling students to recognise when legal issues are likely to arise and to respond in a timely and effective manner. Problem-based learning, an intentional, inquiry-based teaching approach, will teach both declarative knowledge and functioning skills, with the latter including communication and collaboration skills.