• Offered by ANU Law School
  • ANU College ANU College of Law
  • Course subject Laws
  • Areas of interest Development Studies, Law
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dilan Thampapillai
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Spring Session 2019
    See Future Offerings

The content of this course may vary from year to year.  Please see Other Information below for details of any special courses currently on offer.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

  1. Students must rely on the Learning Outcomes which will be posted to the Wattle course site approximately 4 weeks prior to the commencement of the course.

Other Information

Special Topic for 2018: Contemporary Property

This topic explores the concept of property in a number of contemporary contexts. The topic begins with a theoretical analysis of property before moving on to examine notions of property and ownership in the context of title fraud, land grabs, housing affordability, Air BnB rentals and their regulation by the state, foreign investment and community displacement, cultural appropriation in the context of Indigenous art and culture and social media , artificial intelligence, virtual reality and identity. This topic should appeal to students from a wide range of backgrounds and interests. It is ostensibly a search for a unified definition of property, but it also involves a deep examinations of the ways in which notions of property and ownership can be challenged within different contexts.

Indicative Assessment

  1. Students must rely on the Means of Assessment which will be posted to the Wattle course site approximately 4 weeks prior to the commencement of the course. (null) [LO null]
  2. The ANU uses Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques, and to assess assignment submissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. While the use of Turnitin is not mandatory, the ANU highly recommends Turnitin is used by both teaching staff and students. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website. (null) [LO null]

The ANU uses Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques, and to assess assignment submissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. While the use of Turnitin is not mandatory, the ANU highly recommends Turnitin is used by both teaching staff and students. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website.

Workload

26 contact hours (intensive delivery over 4 days) plus private study time.

For the current LLM Program timetable please click here

Inherent Requirements

Not applicable

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must be studying a: Master of Laws (7300XLLM, MLLM), Master of Laws specialising in International Law (7300XSINTL), Master of Laws specialising in Law, Governance and Development (7300SLGD), Master of Laws specialising in Environmental Law (7300SEVNL), Master of Laws specialising in Government and Commercial Law (7300SGCL), Master of Laws specialising in International Security Law (7300SISL), Master of Laws in Migration (NLLML), Master of Laws in International Law (NLLIL), Master of Laws in Environmental Law (NLLEN), Master of Laws in Law, Governance & Development (NLLGD), Master of Laws in International Security Law (NLLSL), Master of Laws in Government and Regulation (NLLGR), Master of Laws (Legal Practice) (7312XLLMLP), Master of Diplomacy/Master of Laws (7883SINTL), Master of Legal Practice (MLEGP), Master of International Law (7310XMINTL), Master of Environmental Law (7309XMENVL), Master of Law, Governance & Development (7317XMLGD), Master of International Security Law (7318XMISL), Master of Government and Commercial Law (7313XMGCL); OR Juris Doctor (7330XJD, 7330HJD or MJD) and have completed or be completing five 1000 level LAWS courses or five 6100 level LAWS courses; OR Graduate Certificate of Law (CLAW) and have completed or be completing LAWS8586 Law and Legal Institutions; OR Master of Military Law (MMILL); OR Juris Doctor - online (MJDOL) and have completed LAWS8712 Australian Public Law & International Law B. Students undertaking any ANU graduate program may apply for this course. Enrolments are accepted on a case-by-case basis. Please contact the ANU College of Law for permission number.

Prescribed Texts

To be confirmed.

Preliminary Reading

A full list of readings will be supplied nearer the commencement of the course.

Assumed Knowledge

Students without an Australian law degree must have completed LAWS8587 Legal Framework of Regulation.

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
3
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2019 $3840
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2019 $5460
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

Spring Session

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
Contemporary Property
8614 21 Nov 2019 29 Nov 2019 29 Nov 2019 04 Jan 2020 In Person N/A

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