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Equity And Trusts

Postgraduate | RMI-OJD370 | 2024

Research the nature and classification of trusts. Examine fiduciary obligations and participatory liability, statutory formalities, trust certainties and powers, the rights, duties and defences of trustees and rights and remedies of beneficiaries.

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Study method
100% online
Assessments
Subject may require attendance
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
Duration
14 weeks

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Equity And Trusts

About this subject

  • On successful completion of this subject you will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate an advanced and integrated understanding of Equity and Trust principles.
    2. Analyse and research complex problems relating to Equity and Trust principles.
    3. Demonstrate sophisticated cognitive skills in approaching legal issues relating to Equity and Trusts and generate appropriate responses.
    4. Demonstrate the intellectual and practical skills needed to justify and interpret theoretical propositions, legal methodologies, conclusions and professional decisions and identify, research, evaluate and synthesise relevant factual, legal and policy issues relating to Equity and Trusts principles.

Entry requirements

To enrol in this subject, you must be admitted into a degree.

Prior study

You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:

  • RMI-OJD110-Introduction to the Australian Legal System and Legal Methods (no longer available)

  • RMI-OJD115-Advanced Contract Law (no longer available)

  • RMI-OJD160-Australian Property Law (no longer available)

Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s).

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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