Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject is not offered in 2014.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 36 hours. |
Total Time Commitment:
Study Period Commencement:
November, Semester 2
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|Non Allowed Subjects:||
Students who have completed LAWS50039 Legal Research 'Private Law: Theory and Practice' may not be allowed to take this subject or may be allowed to take the subject only under certain conditions. Any student who has completed Legal Research 'Private Law: Theory and Practice' and wishes to enrol in this subject should talk to the subject coordinator.
|Core Participation Requirements:||
The Melbourne Law School welcomes applications from students with disabilities. It is University and Law School policy to take all reasonable steps to enable the participation of students with disabilities, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student’s participation in the School’s programs.
The inherent academic requirements for the study in the Melbourne Law School are:
Students must possess behavioural and social attributes that enable them to participate in a complex learning environment. Students are required to take responsibility for their own participation and learning. They also contribute to the learning of other students in collaborative learning environments, demonstrating interpersonal skills and an understanding of the needs of other students. Assessment may include the outcomes of tasks completed in collaboration with other students.
Students who feel their disability will prevent them from participating in tasks involving these inherent academic requirements are encouraged to contact the Disability Liaison Unit: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/.
Melbourne Law School Student Centre
Tel: +61 3 8344 4475
The subject will introduce and engage critically with a number of theoretical perspectives on private law, ie, the law that governs interactions between citizens of the state. With reference to different rules, principles, doctrines and remedies in the law of torts, contract law, the law of unjust enrichment, property law, and the law of equity and trusts, the subject will consider some key theoretical writings on private law and reflect on some debates of contemporary interest in private law theory.
In any given year, topics will vary, but may include some or all of the following:
A student who has successfully completed this subject will:
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
A student who has successfully completed the subject will demonstrate a high-level ability to:
This subject has a quota of 60 students.
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