Introduces students to basic legal skills as well as the nature and structure of the Australian system of government. Because contracts and consumer rights underpin business and commerce, students focus on the law of contract and related statutes such as the Australian Consumer Law.
Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.
Learning outcomes and graduate attributes
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:||GA1||GA2||GA3||GA4||GA5||GA6||GA7|
|1||demonstrate an understanding of the Australian Constitution and its significance for the governance of Australia;||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||describe Australia's system of government;||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||explain the roles of statute and common law in commerce and business;||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||identify issues and basic principles and apply them to resolve legal problems;||Creativity|
|5||appraise the role of ethics in contract law;||Ethical practice|
|6||understand the law regarding agency;||Knowledge of a discipline|
|7||use correct case citation and academic referencing.||Knowledge of a discipline|
- Sweeney B, O'Reilly J and Coleman A, 2013, Law in Commerce, 5th, LexisNexis, Chatswood, NSW. ISBN: 9780409334449.
Teaching and assessment
China - TUST
|Workshop on-site 12 hours (3 weeks)|
|Short written response||20%|
|Short written response||30%|
|Exam: open book||50%|
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2014 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 1
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