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The history and principles of land law.
Land Law is one of the compulsory "core" subjects of the Law course. The primary aims of the course are:• To develop your understanding of the main concepts and principles of Land Law in New Zealand, including some introduction to equitable concepts; and• To develop your skills in applying these concepts and principles to solve problems.Please note: Related courses - LAWS393 Advanced Land Law, (offered every alternate year, and was offered in 2019); LAWS376 Resource Management Act 1991: Selected Issues, which is offered each year; LAWS314 Environmental Law, Policy and Society; and LAWS319 Environmental Law, Conservation and the Public Interest.
Like other courses in the Law School, Land Law aims to develop skills considered important for lawyers, whether or not you choose to enter private legal practice. These skills include capacity to: read and interpret legislation read and analyse cases solve problems by reasoned analysis put forward arguments clearly and persuasively evaluate critically existing legal principles and institutions.
This course will provide students with an opportunity to develop the Graduate Attributes specified below:
Critically competent in a core academic discipline of their award
Students know and can critically evaluate and, where applicable, apply this knowledge to topics/issues within their majoring subject.
Biculturally competent and confident
Students will be aware of and understand the nature of biculturalism in Aotearoa New Zealand, and its relevance to their area of study and/or their degree.
LAWS101 and LAWS110
Tutorials in LAWS205 will be held according to the timetable you will be given at the start of Term One. Enrolment in Tutorials will be advised via email closer to the start of the course.
and Elizabeth Macpherson
Assessment will include an evening test (Tuesday 28 April), and may include a compulsory Essay and a Final Examination.The assessment will be confirmed in the first week of lectures.
New Zealand Land Law;
Thomson Reuters, 2017.
Domestic fee $1,644.00
International fee $8,000.00
* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.
Maximum enrolment is 290
For further information see
Faculty of Law.