LAW1101 Introduction to Law (FOBUS)


Semester 1 (ONC)Toowoomba (EXT)Toowoomba

Semester 2 (ONC)Toowoomba (ONC)Fraser Cst (ONC)Springfld (EXT)Toowoomba

Semester 3 (EXT)Toowoomba


Units 1.0 (Business and Commercial Law) Band 3


Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to USQConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at <http://www.usq.edu.au/ict/students/standards/default.htm>.


Synopsis

This course is designed to introduce students to the impact of law on business. To do this it commences with a review of the components of the Australian legal system, the judicial process and the means by which disputes are resolved or litigated. Civil liability in contract law, negligence and other tortious actions are examined in some detail. Criminal law is also briefly covered as well as the law of agency.