LAWS393-21S1 (C) Semester One 2021

Advanced Land Law

15 points

Start Date: Monday, 22 February 2021
End Date: Sunday, 27 June 2021
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Sunday, 7 March 2021
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 14 May 2021


Advanced study of contemporary concepts of real property. This course is offered in alternate years.

Learning Outcomes

  • On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Explain the concepts of more advanced land law than in Laws 205 Land Law  
  • Articulate equitable concepts as they relate to the studied areas of land law
  • Read and interpret land law legislation
  • Read and analyse land law cases
  • Solve land law problems by reasoned analysis
  • Put forward arguments clearly and persuasively
  • Evaluate critically existing legal principles and institutions
  • Explain the influence of other systems such as Tikanga Māori and English law
  • Learn and work independently and manage their time in order to meet course deadlines.
    • University Graduate Attributes

      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.

      Globally aware

      Students will comprehend the influence of global conditions on their discipline and will be competent in engaging with global and multi-cultural contexts.



Course Coordinator / Lecturer

Elizabeth Toomey


Assessment Due Date Percentage 
Take Home Test 01 Apr 2021 50%
Final Exam 50%

The assessment in this course will be by way of in class test, one mid-semester and thee other at the end of the semester.

Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $831.00

International fee $4,200.00

* 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.

For further information see Faculty of Law .

All LAWS393 Occurrences

  • LAWS393-21S1 (C) Semester One 2021