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Business Law

Undergraduate | USA-LAWS1019 | 2024

Build a foundation of the essential legal knowledge needed for work in the business world. You’ll cover business structures, contracts, consumer law, and more. Explore the Australian legal system. Unpack legal frameworks that govern business activities.

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Study method
100% online
Subject may require attendance
Enrol by
8 Sept 2024
Entry requirements
No ATAR needed,
No prior study
10 weeks
Start dates
1 Apr 2024,
16 Sept 2024

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Business Law

About this subject

  • By the end of this 10-week course, you’ll be able to: 

    1. Identify sources of business law. 
    2. Compare and contrast forms of business ownership, identify and analyse legal issues associated with commercial transactions, and describe the legal requirements of the employment relationship.   
    3. Evaluate ethical issues for business, government, and the not for profit sector including issues relating to privacy and the integrity of personal data. 
    4. Identify and analyse the legal responsibilities for causing harm to persons and property and the legal principles that businesses must comply with when dealing with consumers. 
    5. Explain the legal requirements of creating and protecting proprietary rights in business tenancies and assets, including goodwill and intellectual property rights. 
    6. Effectively communicate how legal principles shape the Australian business environment and affect business practice and decision-making.

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No entry requirements

Study load

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

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