LWST 203

Property Law

Course overview

You’ll consider the definition and context of Aotearoa New Zealand law relating to property.

Course information

Prerequisites and Restrictions You must satisfy the following requirement(s):
  • a minimum of 15 credit point(s) from the course(s) specified below
  • a minimum of 15 credit point(s) from the course(s) specified below
  • Introduction to Commercial Law , LWST-114
  • Introduction to the Legal Environment of Business , LWST-101


  • restriction Real Estate Planning Law, LWST-303

Available semesters Semester 2 2024
Credits 15
Domestic fees $794.00

What you will learn

After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  1. Know concepts and historical development of legal ownership, rights and interests in land and property.
  2. Appreciate of the impact of legal precedent, case law and legislation as it applies to land and property.
  3. Understand how legal rights in land and property can be created and modified by the parties involved.
  4. Use and navigate online legal databases to discover and understand the law relating to land and property.
  5. Read and interpret cases, legislation and regulations and extract their meaning and intent.
  6. Recognise common legal issues, concepts, and mechanisms for protecting, documenting and registering interests in land and property.

Course examiners

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Jill Thomson


Faculty of Agribusiness and Commerce