Courses & Units

Commercial Transactions BFA141

Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast, Hong Kong Universal Ed, Shanghai Ocean University

Note:

Offered both face-to-face and flexibly.

Introduction

Provides, in the context of commercial transactions, an introduction to the Australian legal system, sources of law such as Parliament and the courts, the Federal system, the legislative process, precedent, alternative dispute resolution, an introduction to the law of torts, the law of contract, consumer protection and trade practices law, agency law, introduction to various forms of business organisations including sole traders, partnerships, trusts and corporations, employment law, intellectual property and electronic security.

Summary

Unit name Commercial Transactions
Unit code BFA141
Credit Points 12.5
Faculty/School Tasmanian School of Business & Economics (TSBE)
Teaching Staff

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Level Introductory
Available as Elective? Yes

Availability

Location Semester Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2
Hobart Spring school (extended)
Launceston Semester 2
Cradle Coast Semester 2
Hong Kong Universal Ed Semester 2
Shanghai Ocean University Shanghai Semester 1

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students

Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 13/7/2015 10/8/2015 31/8/2015 16/10/2015
Spring school (extended) 31/10/2015 23/11/2015 22/12/2015 13/2/2016
Shanghai Semester 1 8/9/2015 29/9/2015 1/11/2015 26/12/2015

* 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 2015 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2015 will be available from the 1st October 2014.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
3 2014: $1,260.00 2014: $2,022.00 080101

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.

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

2-hr lecture, 1-hr tutorial weekly (13 weeks)

Assessment

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Textbooks

Required

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