Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast
This unit covers a range of legal topics relating to the business environment. It combines topics that are necessary for a consideration of business and corporate law including: an introduction to the Australian legal system; contract law principles; sale of goods; competition and consumer law; tort law; law of agency; business structures and basic Australian corporate law and governance principles. The unit teaches students how to analyse, and solve legal problems, all essential skills for those wishing to work in both the fields of accounting and business management.
|Unit name||Business and Corporate Law|
|Faculty/School||College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
|Discipline||Accounting and Corporate Governance|
Ms Simone Bingham
Ms Simone Bingham & Mr Peter Dixon
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International International International||Domestic Domestic Domestic Domestic|
|Launceston||Semester 1||On-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
|Cradle Coast||Semester 1||On-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- Explain Australian business and corporate law principles and critique its application.
- Apply business and corporate law to authentic legal situations.
- Present advice in oral and written forms on authentic business and corporate law case studies.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|3||2018: $1,344.00||2018: $2,126.00||091901|
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1 hour lecture and 2 hour tutorial weekly.
Case studies – 40%
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