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Area/Catalogue
LAWS 1009

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
No

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Course ID
101560

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Law

Course aim

The aim of this course (and the associated course Contracts A) is to provide knowledge and understanding in a foundation area of law which will be sufficient to resolve contract law issues as well as to provide a basis for study in other courses which involve an application of principles of contract law.

Course content

1. Discharge of Contracts
a. Performance
b. Agreement
c. Frustration
d. Termination

2. Remedies
a. Damages
b. Equitable Remedies
c. Restitutionary Remedies

3. Invalidating Factors
a. Misrepresentation
b. Mistake
c. Duress
d. Undue Influence
e. Unconscionability
f. Illegality

Textbook(s)

McKendrick, E & Liu, Q 2015, Contract Law: Australian Edition , Palgrave MacMillan, United Kingdom

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
LAWS 1008 Contracts A

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Lecture 2 hours x 10 weeks
Workshop 2 hours x 10 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Assignment 2500 words 35% N/A
Examination n/a 65% 2.5 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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