Courses & Units

Business and Corporate Law BFA601

Hobart

Introduction

This unit covers a wide range of interesting legal topics and teaches you how to analyse, and solve legal problems, all essential skills for those wishing to work in both the fields of accounting and business management.

The unit combines topics that are necessary for a consideration of business and corporations law including: the sources of law in Australia; how to read and understand legislation and case law; basic business organisations; contract law principles, (including a consideration of terms in a contract and rights on breach of contract); liability in tort law; agency and consumer law; Australian corporate law and corporate governance principles.

Summary

Unit name Business and Corporate Law
Unit code BFA601
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School Tasmanian School of Business & Economics (TSBE)
TSBE
Discipline Tasmanian School of Business & Economics
Coordinator

Monique Blackman

Teaching staff

Monique Blackman

Available as student elective? No
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Hobart Semester 1 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic
Hobart Semester 2 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
Note

Units are offered as On-campus where the majority of teaching will occur at the campus identified.  Units offered Off-campus generally have no requirement for attendance at a physical university campus unless the unit has practical or fieldwork components*:  the campus indicated for an Off-Campus unit is the one at which teaching is administered from.

*Please read the Unit Introduction in the Course and Unit Handbook for attendance requirements for units offered in Off-campus mode.

Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 27/2/2017 23/3/2017 17/4/2017 2/6/2017
Semester 2 17/7/2017 10/8/2017 4/9/2017 20/10/2017

* 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 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 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 2017: $1,324.00 2017: $2,437.00 080101

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.

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

Attending: a mixture of a weekly 3 hour workshop and online activities.Distance: content delivered primarily online.

Assessment

Short answer, selected responses (JIT), reflection, case study, exam.

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Textbooks

Required

Please check the unit outline for details.

Booktopia textbook links

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