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Introduction to Business and Company Law

Undergraduate | LTU-LST2001 | 2024

Study method
100% online
Subject may require attendance
Enrol by
21 July 2024
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
12 weeks
Start dates
4 Mar 2024,
29 July 2024

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Introduction to Business and Company Law

About this subject

  • On successful completion you will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate knowledge of the key features of the Australian legal system
    2. Identify principles applicable to contract law and law of negligence, including negligent misstatement and explain how these principles apply to commercial transactions
    3. Evaluate legal principles, including cases and statutory provisions, relevant to company and commercial law and to the entities of corporations, and apply them appropriately to problem-solving scenarios
    4. Describe and analyse the ethical frameworks of the laws relating to data protection and privacy regulation in business and corporations

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:


  • LAT-ART-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of Arts
  • LAT-BUS-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of Business
  • LAT-PYS-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of Psychological Science


Past La Trobe University students who have previously completed LST2BSL (Introduction to Business Law and Ethics) are ineligible to enrol in this subject.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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Related degrees

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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Bachelor of Arts

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Bachelor of Business

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Bachelor of Psychological Science

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