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LAW1101 Introduction to Law

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts
School or Department : School of Law and Justice
Version produced : 20 September 2014

Requisites

Pre-requisite: Students enrolled in one of the following Programs: LLBP or BLAW or BABL or BALW or BBBL or BBLA or BCBL or BCLA are not eligible for enrolment

Other requisites

Students are required to have access to a personal computer, e-mail capabilities and Internet access to UConnect. Current details of computer requirements can be found at http://www.usq.edu.au/current-students/support/computing/hardware.

Synopsis

This course is not suitable to be undertaken as an elective under the Bachelor of Laws program.
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.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 1, 2014 External
Semester 1, 2014 On-campus Springfield
Semester 1, 2014 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 2, 2014 External
Semester 2, 2014 On-campus Fraser Coast
Semester 2, 2014 On-campus Springfield
Semester 2, 2014 On-campus Toowoomba
Semester 3, 2014 External