MMP223 - Property Law and Practice


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
Previously coded as: MMP121, SRP121
EFTSL value: 0.125

For M312 and D396 students: MLL111 and MMP111 

For all other students: MLC101 and MMP111 

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: MMP121, SRP121
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 - campus

1 x 2 hour class, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week

For on-campus offering: there will be a blended mode of delivery using online classes/seminars (weeks 4, 6 and 10) and face-to-face classes/seminars (weeks 1-3, 5, 7-9 and 11).

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 1 x 2 hour recorded class and 1 x 1 hour scheduled online seminar per week. 



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 the making of and sources of law, ethics and industry standards Again with reference to professional practice, the unit further examines the legal nature of land, including possession and ownership. It considers improvements, interests in land, titles, co-ownership and multi-owned property, fixtures and chattels, encumbrances, easements, restrictive covenants, Native Title, rights, subdivision, joint tenancy, tenancy in common, licences and leases. 

Hurdle requirement

Hurdle Requirement: NIL

Unit Fee Information

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