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LAWS301 Law of Torts

The law as to the various kinds of torts.

Paper title Law of Torts
Paper code LAWS301
Subject Law
EFTS 0.2000
Points 30 points
Teaching period Full Year
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $1,267.00
International Tuition Fees (NZD) $5,440.00

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Prerequisite
96 LAWS points
Pre or Corequisite
Any 200-level LAWS paper not already passed
Limited to
LLB, LLB(Hons)
Contact
law@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr Maria Hook
Dr Simon Connell
Mr Rodriguez Ferrere
Mr Barry Allan
Textbooks
All Course Materials for LAWS 301 Law of Torts are provided to students by the Faculty.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students will be able to:
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the basic elements of each tort covered
  • Discuss the various issues arising in respect of each tort covered and account for how they have been resolved in New Zealand and other relevant jurisdictions
  • Demonstrate an appreciation of how tortious obligations relate to other sources of legal obligations and rights
  • Discuss the rationale for the accident compensation scheme, its core concepts and definitions and its shortcomings.

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Timetable

Full Year

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Tuesday 10:00-10:50 9-15, 18-22
Thursday 10:00-10:50 9-15, 17-22
Friday 14:00-14:50 14
AND
M1 Tuesday 10:00-10:50 28-34, 36-41
Thursday 10:00-10:50 28-30, 32-34, 36-41

The law as to the various kinds of torts.

Paper title Law of Torts
Paper code LAWS301
Subject Law
EFTS 0.2000
Points 30 points
Teaching period Full Year
Domestic Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for 2018 have not yet been set
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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Prerequisite
96 LAWS points
Pre or Corequisite
Any 200-level LAWS paper not already passed
Limited to
LLB, LLB(Hons)
Contact
law@otago.ac.nz
Teaching staff
Dr Maria Hook
Dr Simon Connell
Mr Rodriguez Ferrere
Mr Barry Allan
Textbooks
All Course Materials for LAWS 301 Law of Torts are provided to students by the Faculty.
Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
View more information about Otago's graduate attributes.
Learning Outcomes
Students will be able to:
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the basic elements of each tort covered
  • Discuss the various issues arising in respect of each tort covered and account for how they have been resolved in New Zealand and other relevant jurisdictions
  • Demonstrate an appreciation of how tortious obligations relate to other sources of legal obligations and rights
  • Discuss the rationale for the accident compensation scheme, its core concepts and definitions and its shortcomings.

^ Top of page

Timetable

Full Year

Location
Dunedin
Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system
Blackboard

Lecture

Stream Days Times Weeks
Attend
L1 Tuesday 10:00-10:50 9-13, 15-22
Thursday 10:00-10:50 9-13, 15-22
AND
M1 Tuesday 10:00-10:50 28-34, 36-41
Thursday 10:00-10:50 28-34, 36-41