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Commercial Law and Financial Services Regulation

Postgraduate | TAS-BFA514 | 2024

Study method
100% online
100% online
Entry requirements
Part of a degree
14 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024

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Commercial Law and Financial Services Regulation

About this subject

  • Upon successful completion of this subject, the student should be able to:

    1. Analyse the sources of law and legal principles relating to business organisations, contract, tort and consumer law and explain how business organisations are formed and the responsibilities relating to the creation and operation of them.
    2. Critically reflect on the effectiveness of the various forms of business organisations and the functions of financial planning.
    3. Compose in written form, an analysis of issues of business and corporate law, financial planning and their applications.
    4. Appraise the regulation that applies to financial service providers (in relation to the provision of Financial Service Guides, Statements of Advice and Anti money laundering).
    5. Assess the requirements in relation to privacy legislation and the regulatory requirements for Tax advisors

Entry requirements

Part of a degree

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


  • TAS-MFP-GDI-2024 - Graduate Diploma of Financial Planning

Additional requirements

  • Other requirements - Teaching Arrangement: For each of the Topics there are workshop PowerPoint slides, online presentation material and video interviews that introduce key concepts. The 12 topics /weeks are for students to use as readings and source material. There are 12 x 1 hour weekly online workshops across the semester.

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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Graduate Diploma of Financial Planning

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