2020 unit information
Classes and seminars in Trimester 2, 2020 will be online.
Last updated: 2 June 2020
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
1 x 2 hour class, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week
Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 3 scheduled online seminars
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.
Explain the historical underpinnings of property law in Australia
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities
Describe, analyse and report on different interests impacting on property
GLO4: Critical thinking
Locate, analyse and cite pertinent sources of law impacting on property
Evaluate and analyse data on property markets to propose informed recommendations
GLO5: Problem solving
Prepare academic essay and report for hypothetical client
These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year
The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.
Hurdle Requirement: students are to achieve at least 50% of the available marks in the examination
The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via the link below: MMP223 Note: Select the relevant trimester reading list. Please note that a future teaching period's reading list may not be available until a month prior to the start of that teaching period so you may wish to use the relevant trimester's prior year reading list as a guide only.
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