Course level

Postgraduate Coursework


Business, Economics & Law


Law School




One Semester

Class contact

26 Contact hours


GCAppLaw, GDipAppLaw, MAppLaw, LLM, LLM(Adv), LLM(#16), LLM(#24), MICLaw Quota: minimum of 12 enrolments.

Course coordinator

Dr J. de Groot

This course is not currently offered, please contact the school.

Course description

This course is an advanced level examination of the regulation, management and planning of wealth creation, wealth preservation and wealth transfer in Australia, including the use of testamentary trusts, insurance and binding financial agreements and the impact of Family Provision claims and bankruptcy as a feature of estate planning. The course seeks to develop students' ability to articulate clearly and coherently the legal and policy issues in relation to estate planning, formulate and investigate problems, create solutions, innovate and suggest reform improvements in relation to the law.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2018 (TP3) Brisbane CBD Intensive Course Profile
Semester 1, 2016 (TP3) Brisbane CBD Intensive Course Profile
Semester 1, 2014 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 2, 2011 (TP5) St Lucia Intensive Course Profile