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LAW1113 Contract and Torts A

Short Description: Contract and Torts A
Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Law and Justice
Student contribution band : Band 4
ASCED code : 090900 - Law
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 5 March 2021

Requisites

Pre-requisite or Co-requisite: BEDU (Legal Studies) and BSED Students - LAW1111; all other Students - LAW1111 and LAW1112

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

Synopsis

LAW1113 (Part A) (weeks 1 to 6 of semester 1) concerns aspects of the law of contract which is the basis of all commercial transactions and essential for all facets of professional endeavour. Students will gain a broad theoretical understanding of the basis of the law of contract. Specifically the aim of this course is to equip students with knowledge of the legal requirements for contract formation; the capacity of parties to enter into contracts; and the required content of a legally enforceable contract.

LAW1113 (Part B) (weeks 7 to 12 of semester 1) concerns aspects of the law of torts which sets the standards of behaviour between members of society. Students will gain an understanding of the circumstances in which an action for the tort of negligence may lie, the elements of the cause of action, the remedies available and possible defences to the action, and statutory-based compensation schemes.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2021 On-campus Ipswich
Semester 1, 2021 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 1, 2021 Online
Semester 2, 2021 Online
Date printed 5 March 2021