LW5647 - Law of Wills (Succession)

Offering Academic Unit
School of Law
Credit Units
Course Duration
One semester
For all Cohorts: LW5607A and LW5630
For 2013 Cohort and thereafter: LW5621, LW5622 and LW5602
Equivalent Course(s)


Course Offering Term*:
Not offering in current academic year

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
Course Aims

This course develops an enquiring mind which seeks to discover the law relating to succession and provides for an awareness of the social context in which succession law operates. It also provides an understanding of the legal rules governing the distribution of property upon death and furnishes students with a working knowledge of the administration of estates. This course is one of a group of courses which enable students to study a series of courses which focus on issues of family law, gender, property law, taxation and trust.

Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 50%
Examination: 50%
Examination Duration: 2 or 3 hours
Detailed Course Information


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