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Introduction to Business Law

Undergraduate | UNE-LSSU251 | 2024

Study method
100% online
Assessments
Subject may require attendance
Enrol by
16 June 2024
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
Duration
16 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024,
24 June 2024

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$2,239

Upfront cost

$0

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Introduction to Business Law

About this subject

  • Upon completion of this subject, students will be able to:

    1. demonstrate a broad understanding of the Australian legal system and its operations in specific commercial areas; the range of business organisational options; and be able to describe and explain the legal rights, duties and responsibilities of parties in a business context;
    2. use initiative and judgement to identify and demonstrate an understanding of the application of the law regulating business relationships (negligence, contract, sale of goods, consumer protection and agency) to recommend and communicate resolutions to fact based problems; and
    3. use cognitive and communication skills to demonstrate an ability to communicate coherently an independent opinion on a legal issue relevant to business.

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

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

Core

  • UNE-LGS-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of Legal Studies
  • UNE-PLS-DIP-2024 - Diploma in Paralegal Studies

Prior study

You must either have successfully completed the following subject(s) before starting this subject, or currently be enrolled in the following subject(s) in a prior study period; or enrol in the following subject(s) to study prior to this subject:

Please note that your enrolment in this subject is conditional on successful completion of these prerequisite subject(s). If you study the prerequisite subject(s) in the study period immediately prior to studying this subject, your result for the prerequisite subject(s) will not be finalised prior to the close of enrolment. In this situation, should you not complete your prerequisite subject(s) successfully you should not continue with your enrolment in this subject. If you are currently enrolled in the prerequisite subject(s) and believe you may not complete these all successfully, it is your responsibility to reschedule your study of this subject to give you time to re-attempt the prerequisite subject(s).

Others

Candidature in Bachelor of Legal Studies or Diploma in Paralegal Studies.

Additional requirements

  • Equipment requirements - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media). Headset, including microphone (highly recommended). Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or media presentations).
  • Software requirements - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete your units, regardless of whether they contain an on campus attendance or intensive school component. For additional information please visit UNE Hardware Requirements: https://www.une.edu.au/current-students/support/it-services/hardware
  • Other requirements -

    Textbook requirements:
    Textbook information is not available until approximately 8 weeks prior to the commencement of the Teaching period.
    Students are expected to purchase prescribed material.
    Textbook requirements may vary from one teaching period to the next.

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.

Find out more information on Commonwealth Loans to understand what this means to your eligibility for financial support.

Related degrees

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

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UndergraduateUNE-LGS-DEG

Bachelor of Legal Studies

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UndergraduateUNE-PLS-DIP

Diploma in Paralegal Studies

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