16467 Built Environment Law and Ethics6cp; 2 hpw lecture and 1 hpw tutorial - theory-oriented lecture/workshops (COVID-19 depending)
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
Anti-requisite(s): 16128 Built Environment Law
Legal Studies, HSC
This is a core first-year subject in the Bachelor of Property Economics (C10310). It provides students with an introduction to law for the built environment. Students are introduced to the Australian legal system and how it impacts on the nature of the construction industry. The subject covers contract law and torts law. Examples of relevant contractual and principles of contract law and tort law are drawn from cases primarily dealing with built law. The subject also covers two important areas of law, which are crucial for all property professionals, namely Australian Consumer Law and Australian Competition Law.
Students are also taught what constitutes a legal source as well as a basic introduction to legal citation and how to find sources of law.
Autumn session, City campus
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- Subject EFTSL: 0.125