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Students are introduced to the Australian legal system. Students also gain an understanding of several key areas of law relating to business and commerce including tort law (negligence and misrepresentation) and business structures. 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.
Module 1: The Australian legal system
Module 2: Harm caused by negligence or defective products
Module 3: Contract Law - formation
Module 4: Contract Law - contents and genuine consent
Module 5: Contract Law - remedies and statutory regulation
Module 6: Business organisations
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.
|On completion of this unit, students should be able to:|
|1||demonstrate an understanding of the Australian legal system and its significance to business and commerce|
|2||explain relevant statute and common law in relation to defective products and misrepresentations in business and commerce|
|3||explain the key principles of contract law and the influence of consumer protection legislation|
|4||describe the law regarding sole traders, partnerships and companies|
On completion of this unit, students should be able to:
- demonstrate an understanding of the Australian legal system and its significance to business and commerce
- explain relevant statute and common law in relation to defective products and misrepresentations in business and commerce
- explain the key principles of contract law and the influence of consumer protection legislation
- describe the law regarding sole traders, partnerships and companies
Teaching and assessment
Commonwealth Supported courses
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