units

BTX4130

Faculty of Business and Economics

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This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2016 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

24 points, SCA Band 3, 0.500 EFTSL

Undergraduate - Unit

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Faculty

Business and Economics

Organisational Unit

Department of Business Law and Taxation

Coordinator(s)

Mr Jonathan Teoh

Offered

Berwick

  • First semester 2016 (Day)
  • Second semester 2016 (Day)

Caulfield

  • First semester 2016 (Day)
  • Second semester 2016 (Day)

Clayton

  • First semester 2016 (Day)
  • Second semester 2016 (Day)

Synopsis

Under the guidance of an academic supervisor, this subject allows a student to independently gain in-depth discipline knowledge in a selected area of business law and/or taxation as a foundation to the completion of an honours research project. The student will complete a prescribed list of readings, undertake further independent literature studies, and complete other learning activities and assessments considered appropriate for the selected field of study.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. analyse the literature in order to develop subject matter expertise beyond the specific focus of the honours project
  2. synthesise the literature to inform the students research topic of choice
  3. critically evaluate academic literature and present in written and oral form key arguments related to the research project.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 100%

Workload requirements

Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 432 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average seven/eight hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.

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Chief examiner(s)

Off-campus attendance requirements

On campus only.

Prerequisites

Nil

Co-requisites

Must be enrolled in course 0181 BCom(Hons) in the Business law and taxation specialisation to undertake this unit.