Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast, Hong Kong Universal Ed
This unit covers a range of legal topics relating to the business environment. It combines topics that are necessary for a consideration of business and corporate law including: an introduction to the Australian legal system; contract law principles; sale of goods; competition and consumer law; tort law; law of agency; business structures and basic Australian corporate law and governance principles. The unit teaches students how to analyse, and solve legal problems, all essential skills for those wishing to work in both the fields of accounting and business management.
|Unit name||Business and Corporate Law|
|Faculty/School||College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
|Discipline||Accounting and Corporate Governance|
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International International International||Domestic Domestic Domestic Domestic|
|Launceston||Accelerated Study Period 1||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Launceston||Accelerated Study Period 3||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Cradle Coast||Semester 1||On-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
|Hong Kong Universal Ed||Semester 2||On-Campus||International|
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- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|Accelerated Study Period 1||3/2/2020||21/2/2020||19/3/2020||2/5/2020|
|Accelerated Study Period 3||14/9/2020||2/10/2020||28/10/2020||12/12/2020|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2020 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2020 will be available from the 1st October 2020.
- LO1: Explain Australian business and corporate law principles and critique its application.
- LO2: Apply business and corporate law to authentic legal situations.
- LO3: Present advice in oral and written forms on authentic business and corporate law case studies.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|3||2020: $1,394.00||2020: $2,354.00||091901|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
1 x 2 hour lecture, 1 x 1 hour tutorial.
Online tests (10%), Case study (40%), Final exam (50%). Please see the unit outline for details.
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|
LI, E, Business and Corporate Law, 2nd Edition, Thomson Reuters, Australia. The Corporations Act 2001 (Cth), (Corporations Legislation 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 or 2018.
Please check the unit outline for details.
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