The general principles of the law of contract and agency.
The study of Second-Year Law subjects provides the essential knowledge and skills basis for the rest of the law degree. The analytical, problem-solving and reading skills you acquired in LAWS 101 The Legal System will be further developed.
|Paper title||Law of Contract|
|Teaching period||Full Year|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$1,615.50|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$7,140.00|
- LAWS 101
- Limited to
- More information link
- View more information on the Faculty of Law's website
- Teaching staff
- Professor Rex Ahdar
Associate Professor Jessica Palmer
Dr Simon Connell
- Course materials are provided.
- Graduate Attributes Emphasised
- Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship,
Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy,
Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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- Learning Outcomes
- The study of the Law of Contract will equip students to:
- Develop a critical understanding of the general rules, standards, principles, tensions and policies of the law governing contracts.
- Develop an ability to recognise the difference between rules, principles,standards and judicial discretions
- Acquire an understanding of the underlying policies and ongoing development of the law relating to contractual obligations, including associated liabilities
- Develop the ability to interpret and apply contract statutes and use the respective techniques required to apply rules, principles, standards and discretions effectively
- Develop the ability to interpret contractual documents
- Develop the ability to read and analyse cases
- Be able to reason through and argue a legal position
- Develop the ability to apply their knowledge to novel situations.