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Area/Catalogue
BUIL 2029

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Fully Online
Yes

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Course ID
163523

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Unit Value
4.5

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UniSA Online Elective Course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 6)

Course aim

To provide students with an understanding of the Australian legal system, the regulatory framework surrounding the construction industry, and the key principles of the law of contract.

Course content

Introduction to the Australian legal system. Introduction to statutory regulation of the construction industry. Offer and acceptance. Consideration. The contents of the contract. Privity of contract. Duress. Mistake. Misleading and deceptive conduct. Discharge of a contract. Remedies for breach of contract.

Textbooks

Coggins J, Davie T, Earls T, Evans P 2016, Understanding Construction Law, 1st, LexisNexis Butterworths

Prerequisites

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching Method

Component Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Online 10 weeks x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.

Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
EXTERNAL, UNISA ONLINE, ONLINE
Portfolio 1500 words 35% NA
Portfolio and Case Study 3000 words 65% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 2)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Online Course Facilitators

School of Natural and Built Environments
School of Natural and Built Environments

Degree this course is offered in