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LAW5124 Advanced Torts B

Short Description: Advanced Torts B
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 : 090999 - Law not elsewhere classified
Grading basis : Graded
Version produced : 5 December 2021

Requisites

Pre-requisite or Co-requisite: LAW5111 and LAW5112
Pre-requisite: LAW5113

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

This course builds upon the principles of the law of torts gained in LAW5113 Advanced Contract and Torts A. Students will study negligence and a representative range of torts, with some consideration of defences and damages, and of alternative methods of providing compensation for accidental injury. Examples include: concurrent liability, defamation, nuisance, trespass to land and compensation schemes.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2021 Online
Semester 3, 2021 Online
Date printed 5 December 2021