Course Title: Law of Contract

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Law of Contract

Credit Points: 12.00


Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

LAW2539

City Campus

Undergraduate

650T Vocational Business Education

Face-to-Face

Sem 1 2017,
Sem 2 2017

Course Coordinator: Andrew Webster

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 5458

Course Coordinator Email: andrew.webster@rmit.edu.au

Course Coordinator Location: 80.05.018


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Nil


Course Description

This course provides you with detailed knowledge of the legal principles and rules used to determine the existence of an enforceable agreement. You will examine the nature of contract law; the process of formation, interpretation, performance and termination of contracts and remedies.


Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

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On successful completion of this course you will be able to:

 

CLO1: Demonstrate an understanding of fundamental principles of the law of contract and the impact of the legislation on contract law.

CLO2: Identify and apply the elements of contract law required to create an enforceable simple contract.

CLO3: Identify and apply factors which invalidate a contract.

CLO4: Apply the required legal principles necessary to discharge a contract.

CLO5: Identify and apply the remedies available to a party in the circumstances where a party to a contract is in breach.

CLO6: Apply contract law principles to hypothetical scenarios to identify the legal issues and provide advice demonstrating legal writing skills.

 

Map each CLO against one or more PLOs

 

CLO1

CLO2

CLO3

CLO4

CLO5

CLO6

CLO7

CLO8

PLO1

x

x

x

x

x

x

 

 

PLO2

x

x

x

x

x

x

 

 

PLO3

x

x

x

x

x

x

 

 

PLO4

x

x

x

x

x

x

 

 

PLO5

 

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

PLO6

 

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

PLO7

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

PLO8

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Please note: Undergraduate Collective PLOs in the table below. Not all PLOs are achieved in a single course.

 

PLO1

Apply a broad theoretical and technical knowledge of legal principles and concepts in diverse legal service contexts.

PLO2

Independently apply legal theoretical and technical knowledge to provide specialist and professional advice as a paralegal to a range of audiences.

PLO3

Critically analyse and evaluate information to provide effective solutions and assistance to existing and potential legal service clients..

PLO4

Apply reasoned judgements to solve problems in a variety of legal practice contexts with reference to ethical, regulatory and global perspectives.

PLO5

Reflect on performance feedback to identify and action strategies for improvement.

PLO6

Communicate business legal information and concepts to professionals and non-professionals in diverse contexts.

PLO7

Apply an adaptive and collaborative approach to working with others in a variety of business and professional contexts

PLO8

Apply, and integrate professional theory with practice in authentic Work Integrated Learning (WIL) contexts. **


Overview of Learning Activities

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Overview of Learning Resources

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Overview of Assessment

Assessment Task 1: Reflection(s) 30%

Assessment Task 2: Research assignment 30%

Assessment Task 3: End of semester open-book exam 40%

 

 

The assessment alignment table below shows the assessment tasks against the learning outcomes they develop.

 

Assessment

 

Course Learning Outcomes

CLO1

CLO2

CLO3

CLO4

CLO5

CL06

CLO7

CLO8

Task 1

x

x

x

x

 

 

 

 

Task 2

x

x

x

x

x

x

 

 

Task 3

x

x

x

x

x

x