Courses & Units

Business and Corporate Law BFA601

Hobart, Launceston

Introduction

This unit covers a wide range of interesting legal topics and teaches you how to analyse, and solve legal problems, all essential skills for those wishing to work in both the fields of accounting and business management.

The unit combines topics that are necessary for a consideration of business and corporations law including: the sources of law in Australia; how to read and understand legislation and case law; basic business organisations; contract law principles, (including a consideration of terms in a contract and rights on breach of contract); liability in tort law; agency and consumer law; Australian corporate law and corporate governance principles.

Summary

Unit name Business and Corporate Law
Unit code BFA601
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
Discipline Accounting and Corporate Governance
Coordinator

Monique Blackman

Teaching staff

Monique Blackman

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus International Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 24/2/2020 23/3/2020 13/4/2020 31/5/2020
Semester 2 13/7/2020 10/8/2020 31/8/2020 18/10/2020

* 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.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
3 2019: $1,369.00 2019: $2,610.00 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

Attending: a mixture of a weekly 3 hour workshop and online activities.Distance: content delivered primarily online.

Assessment

Short answer, selected responses (JIT), reflection, case study, exam.

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Textbooks

Required

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