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MMP721 - Property and Real Estate Law and Practice

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
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Unit chair:

N Johnston





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Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


This unit aims to give students an understanding about the concepts of property and ownership, as well as the general law and land registration systems in the context of professional property and real estate agency practice. There is reference to professional institutions, ethics and industry standards.

On completion of the unit students should be able to:

- discuss in detail the legislation relating specifically to property

- discuss in detail property law principles as they relate to real property

- explain the importance of ethical behaviour by property professionals

- explain of the role of industry bodies in the property market

- discuss different situations that may arise in the buying and selling of property

- explain the operation of the transfer of land process.


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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