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Fundamentals of Contract Law

Postgraduate | RMI-OJD105 | 2024

Absorb the fundamental principles of contract law by examining contracts (agreement, form or consideration, formalities, privity and capacity), contents and construction, express and implied terms, and excluding or limiting terms.  

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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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Fundamentals of Contract Law

About this subject

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

    1. Demonstrate an advanced and integrated understanding of the legal framework for contract law, including formation, content and interpretation of contracts in Australian law
    2. Critically evaluate policy issues discussed in law reform proposals with current contract law issues and private law transactions
    3. Analyse and research complex problems relating to contract law and make reasoned and appropriate choices amongst alternatives
    4. Demonstrate sophisticated cognitive and creative skills in approaching legal issues relating to contract law and generate appropriate responses.

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 enrol in the following subject(s) to study at the same time or prior to this subject:

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

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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