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 Faculty of Law
School of Law
Discipline School of Law
Teaching staff

Dr B Gogarty

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

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

Note

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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 2016 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2016 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: $1,523.00 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

  • Pre-requisites: Either LAW221,LAW222,LAW223,LAW224,LAW225,LAW226, LAW204,LAW205 OR LAW250,LAW251, LAW252,LAW253,LAW254,LAW255,LAW256,LAW204

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