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Unit of Study LAWS2001 Company Law (2024)

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Learning outcomes

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:

demonstrate an understanding of the underlying themes and issues and the key legal principles relating to corporate law

demonstrate the capacity to apply legal reasoning and research to generate appropriate responses to legal problems in the corporate law contexts

demonstrate the capacity to apply critical judgment including analysis, reasoning, and appropriate directed research to corporate law topics

demonstrate an ability to learn and work independently including the capacity to access, manage and evaluate sources of information relevant to corporate legal issues and to communicate appropriately and effectively, expressed in well-written, clear and logical language that is supported with appropriate references.

Teaching and assessment

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Case study50%
Exam: Proctored, Online50%

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Case study50%
Exam: Proctored, Online50%

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Case study50%
Exam: Proctored, Online50%

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Case study50%
Exam: Proctored, Online50%

Teaching method
Workshop 1 hour (Weekly)
Tutorial 2 hours (Weekly)
Assessment
Case study50%
Exam: Proctored, Online50%

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • Hargovan A, Adams, M & Brown, C, 2023, Australian Corporate Law, 8th edn, LexisNexis. ISBN: 9780409356441.
  • Students must acquire or have regular and reliable access to: Commonwealth of Australia, Australian Corporations Legislation (current version) - primarily Corporations Act 2001 (Cth), Federal Register of Legislation (www.legislation.gov.au), Australia.
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • Students need access to a computer with a webcam and reliable internet connection to verify their identity before attempting the proctored, online exam in this unit.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.

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