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LAWS13-582: Strata and Community Title


Strata and Community Title is an elective subject in undergraduate programs offered by the Faculty of Law. Students will be provided with a practical study of common interest real estate developments with the emphasis on strata and community titles. This subject takes a ‘time-line’ approach starting with the development process and progressing through the administrative, lifestyle, asset protection and conflict phases of a project. The focus will be on Queensland legislation while highlighting similarities and differences with the legislation in other major Australian jurisdictions.

Subject details

Type: Undergraduate Subject
Code: LAWS13-582
EFTSL: 0.125
Faculty: Faculty of Law
Credit: 10
Study areas:
  • Law
Subject fees:
  • Commencing in 2024: $4,260.00
  • Commencing in 2024: $5,730.00

Learning outcomes

  1. Identify the theory and practice of strata title development, governance and management in the Queensland context.
  2. Outline the major differences between the legislation in Queensland and other major Australian jurisdictions.
  3. Describe the technical nature of the legislation and the extent to which it is supplemented by the common law.
  4. Recognise the types of conflict that commonly exist in a body corporate environment and the way in which those conflicts are resolved.

Enrolment requirements



Assumed knowledge:

Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.

Assumed Prior Learning (or equivalent):


Admission into a Bachelor degree offered by the Faculty of Law OR a Bachelor of Laws (LLB) combined degree OR approved law Study Abroad or Exchange student

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