units

BTP1010

Faculty of Business and Economics

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Faculty

Business and Economics

Organisational Unit

Department of Business Law and Taxation

Coordinator(s)

Mr Christopher Coney

Offered

Peninsula

  • Second semester 2016 (Day)

Synopsis

Students will examine the role of commercial law in shaping business structures, transactions and conduct.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. examine common commercial law scenarios relating to the supply of goods and services, and the operations of commercial entities
  2. identify legal problems and risks which arise in those scenarios
  3. describe the laws relevant to those scenarios
  4. consider role of extra-legal factors such as transaction costs and commercial relationships
  5. analyse, discuss and apply the laws to predict legal outcomes.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 70%
Examination: 30%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload equals 144 hours per semester

See also Unit timetable information

Chief examiner(s)

Prohibitions

BTB1010, BTF1010, BTC1110, BTW 1200