Courses & Units

Business and Corporate Law BAA215

Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast, Hong Kong Universal Ed

Introduction

The Unit introduces students to the Australian and Hong Kong legal systems in the context of business and covers a range of topics relating to the business environment, including:

  • An introduction to the Australian and Hong Kong legal systems and the sources of law (enacted and unenacted) applicable in each:
  • The law of torts*The law of contract;
  • Consumer Law;
  • Agency Law; and
  • Business structures and basic Australian corporate law and governance principles.

Where applicable comparisons between Australian and Hong Kong law in these areas (where they differ substantially) will be drawn.

Summary

Unit name Business and Corporate Law
Unit code BAA215
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
Discipline Accounting and Corporate Governance
Coordinator

John Streeter

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

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus Off-Campus International International International International International Domestic Domestic Domestic Domestic Domestic
Launceston Accelerated Study Period 1 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic
Cradle Coast Semester 1 On-Campus International International Domestic Domestic
Hong Kong Universal Ed Semester 2 On-Campus International

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 22/2/2021 23/3/2021 12/4/2021 30/5/2021
Semester 2 12/7/2021 10/8/2021 30/8/2021 17/10/2021
Accelerated Study Period 1 1/2/2021 24/2/2021 18/3/2021 2/5/2021

* 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).

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Learning Outcomes

LO1Explain a general knowledge of the key principles underpinning Australian and Hong Kong Business Law.
LO2Apply knowledge of Australian and Hong Kong Business Law to authentic legal situations.
LO3Present advice in oral and written forms on authentic business and corporate law case studies.

Fees

Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
091901 $1,812.00 $1,419.00 not applicable $2,354.00

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Requisites

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

BFA213, BFA241

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

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Assessment

Presentation (15%), Peer Evaluation (5%), Case Study (20%), Workbook (10%), Final Exam (50%).

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Textbooks

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