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.
|Unit name||Business and Corporate Law|
|Faculty/School||College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
|Discipline||Accounting and Corporate Governance|
|Available as student elective?||No|
|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|
- International students
- Domestic students
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
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|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|3||2018: $1,344.00||2018: $2,522.00||080101|
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Attending: a mixture of a weekly 3 hour workshop and online activities.Distance: content delivered primarily online.
Short answer, selected responses (JIT), reflection, case study, exam.
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