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Insurance Law (LLB319)

Organisational Unit Law and Criminology
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: S1-internal
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S1
Description An understanding of insurance law is important for both commercial and litigation lawyers. Most major commercial litigation involves at least one insurer. Commercial contracts often have insurance ramifications. In this unit students will gain an understanding of the special qualities of an insurance contract both at common law and pursuant to the Insurance Contracts Act 1984 (C'th). If time permits, marine insurance will also be covered.
Timetabled Learning Activities Lecture 3 Hours weekly
Unit Learning Experiences Lectures will provide a framework for studying the unit and a structured presentation of core content. Some lecture time will be devoted to working through fact scenarios, problem solving and discussion of homework. Moodle will be used to support learning by delivery of lecture materials, and primary and secondary sources relevant to the topics.
Assessment An essay and exam, or some other combination of assessments
Prerequisites Successful completion of all Part 1 units in the LLB, LAW260/LLB260 Contract
Exclusions Students who have successfully completed LAW319 Insurance Law may not enrol in this unit for credit.
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
see individual structures for context
Law (LLB); (LLB(Hons)) [New in 2014]
Law + Arts [Combined] (LLB)+(BA)
Law + Arts [Combined] (LLB)+(BA) [New in 2014]
Law + Business [Combined] (LLB)+(BBus)
Law + Business [Combined] (LLB)+(BBus) [New in 2014]
Law + Commerce [Combined] (LLB)+(BCom)
Law + Communication [Combined] (LLB)+(BCommun)
Law + Criminology [Combined] (LLB)+(BCrim) [New in 2018]
Law + Global Security [Combined] (LLB)+(BGS) [New in 2019]
Law + Psychology [Combined] (LLB)+(BA) [New in 2018]
Law + Psychology [Combined] (LLB)+(BSc)
Law + Science [Combined] (LLB)+(BSc) [New in 2014]
Law - Graduate Entry (LLB) [New in 2017]
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

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LLB319
Professor Kate Lewins
Professor

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 2972
e: k.lewins@murdoch.edu.au
o: 460.2.026 - Economics, Commerce and Law, Murdoch Campus
Unit Contacts
LLB319

MURDOCH: S1-Internal
Professor Kate Lewins
Professor

Murdoch Campus
t: 9360 2972
e: k.lewins@murdoch.edu.au
o: 460.2.026 - Economics, Commerce and Law, Murdoch Campus
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