This unit covers a wide range of interesting legal topics and teaches students how to apply corporate legal theory to solve legal problems. These are essential skills for those wishing to work in both the fields of accounting and business management. The unit combines business and corporate law including the sources of law in Australia; how to read and understand legislation and case law; basic corporate structures; contract law principles; tort law; agency and consumer law in an Australian business law context.
|Unit name||Business and Corporate Law in Practice|
|College/School||College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
|Coordinator||Mr John Streeter|
|Delivered By||University of Tasmania|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
- International students
- Domestic students
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- Apply commercial law to complex authentic business situations.
- Critique the application of Australian business and corporate law to contemporary business activity.
- Solve authentic business and corporate law problems in a contemporary Australian business context.
|Field of Education||Commencing Student Contribution 1,3||Grandfathered Student Contribution 1,3||Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2,3||Domestic Full Fee 4|
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|Assessment||Presentation (15%)|Business case study (25%)|Group case presentation (25%)|Final Exam (35%)|
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Fitzpatrick, J & Symes, C; Veljanovski, A; and Parker, D, Business and Corporations, 3rd Edition, Lexis Nexis, Chatswood, N.S.W.
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