Addresses the fundamental principles governing commercial law. Focuses on the common law and statutory principles relating to commercial transactions, including the sale of goods, e-commerce, credit law, agency and insurance. Also discusses other related areas, including the law of trusts, cheques, bankruptcy and bailment.
Topic 1 Agency
Topic 2 Sale of goods
Topic 3 Credit law
Topic 4 E-commerce
Topic 5 Guarantees
Topic 6 Bailments
Topic 7 Trusts
Topic 8 Cheques
Topic 9 Insurance
Topic 10 Bankruptcy
Topic 11 Ethics
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||explain the benefits of ethics within the context of commercial law||Ethical practice||Knowledge of a discipline|
|2||demonstrate an understanding and evaluate the different issues of commercial law||Knowledge of a discipline|
|3||demonstrate a high level of understanding and application of the legal principles governing the sale of goods; bailments; credit transactions and guarantees; cheques; e-commerce; insurance and bankruptcy||Knowledge of a discipline|
|4||demonstrate skills in legal research, critical analysis and the written presentation of research and argument.||Intellectual rigour|
- Turner, C & Trone, J, 2015, Australian Commercial Law, 30th edn, Thomson Reuters. ISBN: 9780455233765.
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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Commencing 2015 Commonwealth Supported only. Student contribution band: 3
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