MLJ704 - Torts 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)

Online independent and collaborative learning activities (2 hours) + 2 hour online seminar (live streamed and recording provided) per week


This unit examines the area of Tort Law in Australia and is divided into two main areas: intentional torts and unintentional torts. In this unit you will explore and critically examine the legal principles, theories and policies that regulate tortious liability. You will also gain a detailed understanding of the laws and principles of negligence that are increasingly receiving legal and public attention.

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