Courses & Units

Information Technology Law LAW670

Note:

Semester 2 Off campus offering is only available for outbound exchange students studying an equivalent unit overseas on approved international exchange.

Introduction

Provides an overview of the legal issues arising in the online environment. The unit covers internet crime and other crimes facilitated by the internet, offensive content, electronic commerce, including privacy, consumer protection, and establishing contracts over the internet, jurisdiction and choice of law and selected issues in intellectual property law.

Summary

Unit name Information Technology Law
Unit code LAW670
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Law
Discipline Law
Coordinator

Dr Brendan Gogarty

Teaching staff

Dr Brendan Gogarty

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

Note

Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.

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* 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 2018 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2018 will be available from the 1st October 2017.

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Fees

Domestic

Band CSP Student Contribution Full Fee Paying (domestic) Field of Education
3 090900

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.

Requisites

Prerequisites

LAW204 OR LAW251 AND LAW253 AND LAW256 AND LAW250 AND LAW252 AND LAW254 AND LAW255 OR LAW222 AND LAW226 AND LAW221 AND LAW224 AND LAW205 AND LAW223 AND LAW225 OR LAW253 AND LAW221 AND LAW352 AND LAW222 AND LAW224 AND LAW223 AND LAW351

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

1x50-min lectures weekly; 1x50-min seminar weekly; 1x50-min tutorial weekly (13 wks)

Assessment

Online class discussion (25%), oral presentation(25%) 2-hr closed-book exam (50%)

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Textbooks

RequiredNone

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