The focus of this unit is the concept and characteristics of rights and interests in land: their creation, acquisition, enjoyment and disposal, specifically in the Torrens title registration system in Victoria. This unit covers the Real Property component of the Priestley 11 area "Real and Personal Property".

Unit details

Study level:
Undergraduate
Credit points:
12
Unit code:
BLB2125

Prerequisites

BLB1114 - Legal Research Methods

BLB1101 - Australian Legal System in Context

BLB1102 - Contracts 1

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. Elucidate a broad and coherent theoretical and technical knowledge with depth in the area of Real Property Law to a range of audiences;  
  2. Advocate solutions to complex problems with judgement and responsibility in advising and acting in matters involving Real Property Law;  
  3. Provide specialist advice and functions with responsibility and accountability in the area of Real Property Law related to the State of Victoria in Australia.;  
  4. Critically analyse and evaluate information to complete a range of activities in the study of Real Property Law; and  
  5. Adapt the necessary knowledge and skills to analyse, generate and transmit innovative solutions to unpredictable and sometimes complex contemporary problems in the area of Real Property Law.  

Assessment

Assessment type Description Grade
Assignment 2500 words 30%
Examination 3 hour exam 70%
Total assessment equivalent to 5000 words

Required reading

Sackville and Neave Australian Property Law 9th
Edgeworth B, Rossiter C.J, Stone M.A and O'Connor P, 2012
Sydney, LexisNexis

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