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LAW5503 Australian Law and Business

Units : 1
Faculty or Section : Faculty of Business and Law
School or Department : School of Law

Other requisites

Pre-requisite: Enrolment in a postgraduate program. 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 <//>.


In order to introduce students to the impact of law on business, this course looks firstly at the Australian legal system (including the way in which legislation and legal decisions are made and their significance). It then covers various areas of the law relevant to business, such as contract law and agency law, selected topics from the law of torts, aspects of the law relating to some of the main business structures (namely partnerships and companies), various aspects of property law and aspects of bankruptcy law.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2011 External
Semester 2, 2011 On-campus Springfield
Semester 2, 2011 Online