6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL
Postgraduate - Unit
Refer to the specific census and withdrawal dates for the semester(s) in which this unit is offered.
Postgraduate programs are based on a model of small group teaching and therefore class sizes need to be restricted.
Not offered in 2017
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Previously coded as LAW7278
This unit helps students develop a critical understanding of the principles of competition law by comparing and contrasting approaches taken towards this field in jurisdictions such as the United States, United Kingdom, European Union and/or Australia. Topics examined will include mergers, abuse of market power, anti-competitive agreements, vertical restraints and sanctions
On completion of this unit students will be able to:
- Apply knowledge and understanding of recent developments in relation to Comparative Competition Law with creativity and initiative to new situations in professional practice and/or for further learning
- Investigate, analyse and synthesise complex information, problems, concepts and theories in relation to Comparative Competition Law
- Conduct research in Comparative Competition Law based on knowledge of appropriate research principles and methods
- Use cognitive, technical and creative skills to generate and evaluate at an abstract level complex ideas and concepts relevant to Comparative Competition Law
Research assignment (3,750 words): 50%
Take-home examination (3,750 words): 50%.
24 contact hours per semester (either intensive, semi-intensive or semester long, depending on the Faculty resources, timetabling and requirements)
Associate Professor John Duns Research ProfileResearch Profile (http://monash.edu/research/people/profiles/profile.html?sid=702&pid=2768)