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SSUD71-106: Real Estate Property Rights


This subject will introduce students to the legal principles that apply to the ownership, use and transfer of real property. The subject will develop an understanding of the sources of law, the various interests in land, real estate contracts, and the rights, duties and obligations attaching to the ownership and use of real property. The subject provides students with a sound understanding of real property contracts, tendering processes, financial interests in land and the remedies available to enforce interests in land. Students will develop a good understanding of the various legal interests in real property and prepare them for further studies in planning, valuation, property development and investment.

Subject details

FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • September 2019 [Non-Standard Offering]
  • January 2020 [Non-Standard Offering]
Study areas
  • Architecture and Built Environment
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2019: $5,170
  • Commencing in 2020: $5,430

Learning outcomes

1. Identify and contextualise the various legal interests in property and the practical application of this knowledge to property development and investment.
2. Demonstrate an understanding of construction contracts, legal interests in land and the remedies available for enforcement of rights.
3. Demonstrate an understanding of the financial and security interests in real property and how these can be used to grow and manage portfolio investment.
4. Critically analyse competing interests, conflicts in legal interests and contractual rights and the value of interests attaching to land title.
5. Impart an understanding of the rights, duties and obligations of various interests in land.

Enrolment requirements

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This subject is not available as a general elective. To be eligible for enrolment, the subject must be specified in the students’ program structure.

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Non-Standard Offering
Enrolment opens11/11/2018
Semester start14/01/2019
Subject start04/02/2019
Cancellation 1?14/02/2019
Cancellation 2?16/02/2019
Last enrolment12/02/2019
Withdraw – Financial?23/02/2019
Withdraw – Academic?07/03/2019
Teaching census?22/02/2019
Non-Standard Offering
Enrolment opens18/03/2019
Semester start13/05/2019
Subject start03/06/2019
Cancellation 1?14/06/2019
Cancellation 2?16/06/2019
Last enrolment12/06/2019
Withdraw – Financial?24/06/2019
Withdraw – Academic?07/07/2019
Teaching census?23/06/2019
Non-Standard Offering
Enrolment opens14/07/2019
Semester start09/09/2019
Subject start30/09/2019
Cancellation 1?12/10/2019
Cancellation 2?15/10/2019
Last enrolment10/10/2019
Withdraw – Financial?23/10/2019
Withdraw – Academic?07/11/2019
Teaching census?22/10/2019