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MLL111 - Contract

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Cohort rule:(For Bachelor of Laws students only)
Unit chair:

Gabrielle Wolf (Trimester 1), Paul McDonough (Trimester 3)

Incompatible with: MLC101
Contact hours:

Campus: 2 x 2 hour classes, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week

Cloud(online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


The unit involves a study of the general principles of contract law. Students will develop an understanding of the importance of contract law in commercial life and private settings and how contract problems may be approached and resolved. Students will be exposed to the policy issues raised by contract law. Topics include the nature, development and theory of contract law; formation; formalities; contractual capacity; contractual terms and their interpretation; vitiating factors; termination of contracts and remedies.


Assessment 1 (Individual) – Multiple Choice - 10%

Assessment 2 (Individual) – Memo of Advice (2000 words) - 30%

Examination (2 hours) - 60%

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