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Postgraduate | RMI-OJD120 | 2023

Law of Torts

Become familiar with the legal environment and compensation framework in a common law system that enables redress for damage or injury to a person, security or property. Gain interviewing and legal problem solving skills.

Study method
100% online
Subject may require attendance
Start dates
27 Feb 2023
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
14 weeks

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Law of Torts

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 within which the torts liability system operates (including both common law and statutory law)
    2. Analyse and research complex problems relating to tort law and make reasoned and appropriate choices amongst alternatives
    3. Demonstrate sophisticated cognitive and creative skills in approaching legal issues relating to tort law and generate appropriate responses
    4. Show effective, appropriate and persuasive collaboration and communication skills for legal and non-legal audiences through engagement with legal interviewing and legal problem solving in a law firm simulation.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • RMI-LAW-MAS-2023 - Juris Doctor

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:

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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Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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Juris Doctor