LAW282 Property Law II

Updated: 16 April 2019
Credit Points 6
Offering
Location Teaching Period Mode of Study
Armidale Trimester 2 Online
Armidale Trimester 2 On Campus
Intensive School(s) None
Supervised Exam There is a supervised exam at the end of the teaching period in which you are enrolled. The exam will either be paper-based and offered at an established exam venue or online with supervision via webcam and screen sharing technology. Coordinated by UNE Exams Unit.
Pre-requisites LS281 or LAW281 and candidature in BA/LLB or BAgr/LLB or BBus/LLB or BCom/LLB or BCompSc/LLB or BCrim/LLB or BEcon/LLB or BEnvSc/LLB or BFinAdmin/LLB or BFinServ/LLB or BSc/LLB or JD or LLB or LLM
Co-requisites None
Restrictions LS282
Notes None
Combined Units None
Coordinator(s) Kip Werren (kwerren2@une.edu.au)
Unit Description

This unit provides a detailed study of the law of real property in New South Wales. It builds on the content covered in LAW281.

Important Information

Where calculators are permitted in examinations, it must be selected from an approved list, which can be accessed from the Further Information link below.

Further information

Prescribed Material
Mandatory

Shrink Wrapped Package(s):

Note: Students are expected to purchase prescribed material. Please note that textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.

PROPLUNE2018

ISBN: 9780001182493
LexisNexis 2018

Note: Package includes: Hepburn, S., "Australian Property Law", 4th ed. (ISBN: 9780409345650); Leroy, B. and Werren, K., "Property Law", 2nd ed. (ISBN: 9780409337990); and Gray, J., Foster, N., Dorsett, S. and Roberts, H., "Property Law in New South Wales", 4th ed. (ISBN: 9780409343106). The eBook version of this package, 'ProplUNE2018eBKs' (ISBN: 9780001258679) can also be used. The eBundle is available through LexisNexis Customer Service call line, 1800 772 772 or customersupport@lexisnexis.com.au.

Electronic devices are not permitted in a paper-based exam. Therefore, if you choose to purchase this text as an e-book, you will not be permitted to use it in a paper-based open book exam. If the unit has an online supervised exam and you choose to sit the open book exam online (go to une.edu.au/online-exams for more information) you will be permitted to refer to the e-text during the online supervised exam, only if they are on the desktop/laptop computer.

Text refers to: Trimester 2, On Campus and Online

Recommended Material
Optional

Text(s):

Note: Recommended material may be held in the University Library - purchase is optional

Annotated Conveyancing and Real Property Legislation New South Wales 2017-2018

ISBN: 9780409346169
Young, P., Cahill, A. and Newton, G., LexisNexis Butterworths 2017

Note: Electronic devices are not permitted in a paper-based exam. Therefore, if you choose to purchase this text as an e-book, you will not be permitted to use it in a paper-based open book exam. If the unit has an online supervised exam and you choose to sit the open book exam online (go to une.edu.au/online-exams for more information) you will be permitted to refer to the e-text during the online supervised exam, only if they are on the desktop/laptop computer.

Text refers to: Trimester 2, On Campus and Online

Australian Property Law: Cases and Materials

ISBN: 9780455237886
Moore, A., Grattan, S. and Griggs, L., Thomson Reuters 5th ed. 2016

Note: Electronic devices are not permitted in a paper-based exam. Therefore, if you choose to purchase this text as an e-book, you will not be permitted to use it in a paper-based open book exam. If the unit has an online supervised exam and you choose to sit the open book exam online (go to une.edu.au/online-exams for more information) you will be permitted to refer to the e-text during the online supervised exam, only if they are on the desktop/laptop computer.

Text refers to: Trimester 2, On Campus and Online

Disclaimer Unit information may be subject to change prior to commencement of the teaching period.
Assessment
Must
Complete
Title Exam Length Weight Mode No. Words
Compulsory Assignment 1 40% 2500
Assessment Notes

Written Assessment

Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-4

Compulsory Open Book Examination 2 hrs 15 mins 60%
Relates to Learning Outcomes (LO)

LO: 1-4


Learning Outcomes (LO) Upon completion of this unit, students will be able to:
  1. demonstrate a thorough understanding of the fundamental principles of land law and how complex property relationships are regulated by the State
  2. use cognitive skills to identify legal issues and apply legal and theoretical principles to resolve land claims and ownership issues;
  3. use initiative and judgment to critically analyse and evaluate information and concepts relating to interests and obligations in land and property rights with respect to co-ownership, old system title, the Torrens regime, priority rules, mortgages, leases, easements and covenants, and critically evaluate the implications of land law principles in Australia; and
  4. present structured well-researched and referenced responses to both set hypothetical problems and research topics.