Subject details

At the completion of this subject students will be able to:

  1. explain and discuss legal concepts and principles relating to real property
  2. analyse and interpret relevant legislation and case law relating to real property law
  3. apply relevant legal concepts and principles to analyse and solve hypothetical property law problems and case studies
  4. construct a coherent and logical legal argument
  5. communicate effectively in written activities using clear, concise and appropriate language.
    • Introduction to unit and nature of property
    • Doctrine of fixtures
    • Tenure and the operation of Torrens title system
    • Torrens title system - mortgages and priorities
    • Leases - general overview
    • Leases - Retail and commercial leasing (Part1)
    • Leases - Retail and commercial leasing (Part 2)
    • Easements and restrictive covenants
    • Strata titles
    • Personal Properties Securities register
    • Native title
  • Study resources

    • Instructional methods

      • Discussion forum/Discussion Board
      • Podcasting/Lecture capture
      • Standard Media
      • Web links

You must have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject:

CUR-BLW14-Business Law , or CUR-BLW17

Special requirements

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    • Additional materials

Introduction to real property law, estates and interests in land, fixtures, native title, Torrens System, mortgages, leases, easements and covenants and co-ownership.

Please Note:  If it’s your first time studying a Curtin University subject you’ll need to complete their compulsory ‘Academic Integrity Program’. It only takes two hours to complete online, and provides you with vital information about studying with Curtin University. The Academic Integrity Program is compulsory, so if it’s not completed your subject grades will be withheld.

Find out more about the Academic Integrity module.

  • Assignment 1 (20%)
  • Assignment 2 (30%)
  • Final Invigilated Examination (50%)

Textbook information is pending.

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