MLL213 - Torts
|Year||2016 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Warrnambool, Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)|
|Cohort rule:||(For Bachelor of Laws students only)|
Campus: 2 x 2 hour classes per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per fortnight
Cloud(online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin
The unit introduces students to the major areas of tort law. It is intended to convey an appreciation of the principles and policies involved in tort law and to study those areas of tort law which are most commonly relied upon in practice. The unit covers both common law principles and the statutory tort reforms. The syllabus includes an introduction to the nature and range of tort liability; intentional interference to the person and land; negligence; nuisance; breach of statutory duty, vicarious liability; actions arising out of the death of another person; remedies. The negligence component will cover a wide range of negligence claims, with a focus on claims for personal injury (including psychiatric injury).
Assessment 1 (Individual) - Written Assessment (1500 words) – 25%
Examination (2 hours) - 75%
Unit Fee Information
All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students
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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students
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