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LAWS11-311: Property Law


Property Law is a compulsory subject in the Bachelor of Laws program offered by the Faculty of Law. This subject examines the meaning, purposes and categories of property; the concepts of ownership and possession; the doctrines of tenure, estates and fixtures; native title; the Torrens system of land title; and selected topics in personal property ('finders keepers' and bailment).

Subject details

FacultyFaculty of Law
Semesters offered
  • September 2018 [Standard Offering]
Study abroadNot Available to Study Abroad students
Study areas
  • Law
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2017: $4,205
  • Commencing in 2018: $4,247

Learning outcomes

1. Identify issues of property law.
2. Describe the relevant principles and authorities of property law.
3. Critically analyse the principles and authorities of property law.
4. Construct and communicate legal arguments in both oral and written assessments.


LAWS11-110 - Australian Legal System AND Admission into LA-40001 Bachelor of Business Law (Ver 1 or 2) OR
LA-40002 Bachelor of Jurisprudence (Ver 1 or 2) OR
LA-40003 Bachelor of Laws OR
BL-11005 or BL-11082 Bachelor of Commerce/Bachelor of Laws OR
BL-11052 or BL-11083 Bachelor of Business/Bachelor of Laws OR
BL-11084 Bachelor of Actuarial Science/Bachelor of Laws OR
CL-61004 Bachelor of Biomedical Science/Bachelor of Laws OR
HL-21005 Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Laws OR
HL-21008 Bachelor of Communication (Business)/Bachelor of Laws OR
HL-21013 Bachelor of Communication/Bachelor of Laws OR
HL-21023 Bachelor of International Relations/Bachelor of Laws OR
HL-21112 Bachelor of Journalism/Bachelor of Laws OR
HL-21133 or HL-21148 Bachelor of Psychological Science/Bachelor of Laws

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Enrolment opens16/07/2017
Semester start11/09/2017
Subject start11/09/2017
Cancellation 1?25/09/2017
Cancellation 2?02/10/2017
Last enrolment24/09/2017
Last withdrawal?06/10/2017
Teaching census?06/10/2017
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens12/11/2017
Semester start15/01/2018
Subject start15/01/2018
Cancellation 1?29/01/2018
Cancellation 2?05/02/2018
Last enrolment28/01/2018
Last withdrawal?09/02/2018
Teaching census?09/02/2018
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens18/03/2018
Semester start14/05/2018
Subject start14/05/2018
Cancellation 1?28/05/2018
Cancellation 2?04/06/2018
Last enrolment27/05/2018
Last withdrawal?08/06/2018
Teaching census?08/06/2018
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens15/07/2018
Semester start10/09/2018
Subject start10/09/2018
Cancellation 1?24/09/2018
Cancellation 2?01/10/2018
Last enrolment23/09/2018
Last withdrawal?05/10/2018
Teaching census?05/10/2018