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|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 1: Waterfront (Geelong)|
|Previously coded as:||SRP161|
|Cohort rule:||(This unit is only available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Construction Management or in the relevant combined course)|
|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.|
This unit introduces students to the legal system and its role in society. Topics include basic rules and conventions concerning the legislative and judicial systems, the principles of the law of contract in personal transactions and building organisations, building contract documentation such as drawings, schedules, specifications, bills of quantities and an introduction to the law of tort and professional negligence.
Three assignments (legal case studies) (10%, 10%, 20%) 40%, examination 60%. To be eligible to obtain a pass in this unit students must achieve at least 40% in the examination.
Unit Fee Information
|Student Contribution Rate*||Student Contribution Rate**||Fee rate - Domestic Students||Fee rate - International students|
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.