Courses & Units

Commercial Transactions BFA141

Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast, Hong Kong Universal Ed

Note:

Offered both face-to-face and flexibly.

Introduction

Commercial transactions provides an introduction to the Australian legal system, which considers 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)
TSBE
Discipline Accounting and Corporate Governance
Coordinator

Mr Peter Dixon

Teaching staff

Mr Peter Dixon, Mrs Yonna Pankiw

Level Introductory
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic
Launceston Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Cradle Coast Semester 2 On-Campus International Domestic
Hong Kong Universal Ed Semester 2 On-Campus International

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

Units are offered as On-campus where the majority of teaching will occur at the campus identified.  Units offered Off-campus generally have no requirement for attendance at a physical university campus unless the unit has practical or fieldwork components*:  the campus indicated for an Off-Campus unit is the one at which teaching is administered from.

*Please read the Unit Introduction in the Course and Unit Handbook for attendance requirements for units offered in Off-campus mode.

Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 2 17/7/2017 10/8/2017 4/9/2017 20/10/2017

* 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 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 will be available from the 1st October 2016.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
3 2016: $1,305.00 2016: $2,300.00 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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