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Area/Catalogue
LAWS 5022

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
166462

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Law

Course aim

The course aims to equip students with the key knowledge and skills required to successfully enter, understand and apply the terms of business project contracts.

Course content

1. Introduction to Law and the Legal system

2. Professional relationships and the law

3. Creating contracts

4. Contract Negotiation

5. Terms : Ensuring benefit & risk management

6. Variations & change

7. Ending Contracts

8. Breaking contracts: consequences




Textbook(s)

Giancaspro, M. and Langos, C. 2016, Understanding Contract Law: A Practical Guide, LexisNexis, Chatswood, NSW

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY EAST
Seminar 3 hours x 13 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY EAST (INTENSIVE)
Seminar 4 hours x 10 days
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
Online 3 hours x 13 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 EAST
Professional performance 2500 words 40% 2 hours
Examination N/A 60% 3 hours
INTERNAL, CITY EAST (INTENSIVE)
Professional performance 2500 words 40% 2 hours
Examination N/A 60% 3 hours
EXTERNAL, CITY EAST, ONLINE
Professional performance 2500 words 40% 2 hours
Examination N/A 60% 3 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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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
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* 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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