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MMP121 - Property Law and Practice

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Previously coded as:

SRP121

Unit chair:

N Johnston

Prerequisite:

Nil

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

1 x 2 hour class, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week

Note: You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.

Content

This unit examines the property and real estate marketplace and operation of the stakeholders within.  It discusses the concept of property and ownership in Australia, as well as the general law and Torrens land registration systems in the context of professional property and real estate agency practice.  Reference is made to professional institutions, ethics and industry standards Again with reference to professional practice, the unit further examines  the legal nature of land, improvements fixtures and chattels, encumbrances, easements, restrictive covenants, rights, co-ownership, subdivision, joint tenancy, tenancy in common, licences and leases.

Assessment

Assignment 1 2500 words 25%, Assignment 2 2500 words 25%, Examination 2 hours 50%, Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the available marks in the examination

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