MLJ702 - Contract Law and Policy


2022 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Cloud (online)
Trimester 3: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

For M729 (Juris Doctor) students only



Corequisite: MLJ701
Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

1 x 2h class (recordings provided) + 2h online seminar (live streamed and recordings provided)


This unit aims to equip students with the knowledge and ability to apply and critically evaluate contract law and policy. Students will develop an understanding of the importance of contract law in commercial life and private settings, and will be exposed to the policy issues raised by contract law. Topics include: the theoretical foundation for contract law, contract formation, privity of contract, contractual terms, exclusion clauses, vitiating factors, contract performance and termination by agreement, for breach of contract, and by frustration, and remedies.

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