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LAWS10-100: Business Law

Description

Business Law is a subject offered by the Faculty of Law for Bond Business School students and other non-law students. The subject provides an introduction to the law regulating business in Australia today. It seeks to develop students' knowledge and understanding of the Australian legal system and sources of law in Australia, the commercial legal responsibilities and risks of doing business, key aspects of the law of torts, contracts and consumer protection, and the law associated with starting, managing, financing and closing companies and other business entities. By focusing on the legal responsibilities and risks that have a substantial impact on business, the subject highlights the important role that law plays in business decision-making.

Subject details

TypeUndergraduate
CodeLAWS10-100
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Law
Semesters offered
  • January 2018 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2018 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2018 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study abroadAvailable to Study Abroad students
Study areas
  • Law
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2017: $4,205
  • Commencing in 2018: $4,247

Learning outcomes

1. Demonstrate coherent knowledge and understanding of Australian business law, including the Australian legal system and sources of law; the key features and purposes of the law of torts, contracts and consumer protection; and the identification of various business structures and the legal regulation of companies.
2. Communicate your knowledge and understanding of Australian business law clearly and effectively, whether orally or in writing.
3. Use your knowledge and understanding of Australian business law to solve commercial legal problems by identifying, analysing and explaining the legal responsibilities and risks of doing business.
4. Navigate through legal information environments, including online legal resources, with independence and initiative.
5. Appreciate your legal, social and professional responsibilities to your peers, your profession and your community.

Prerequisites

Not available to students admitted to a Law program

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard
Enrolment opens13/11/2016
Semester start16/01/2017
Subject start16/01/2017
Cancellation 1?30/01/2017
Cancellation 2?06/02/2017
Last enrolment29/01/2017
Last withdrawal?10/02/2017
Teaching census?10/02/2017
Standard
Enrolment opens19/03/2017
Semester start15/05/2017
Subject start15/05/2017
Cancellation 1?29/05/2017
Cancellation 2?05/06/2017
Last enrolment28/05/2017
Last withdrawal?09/06/2017
Teaching census?09/06/2017
Standard
Enrolment opens16/07/2017
Semester start11/09/2017
Subject start11/09/2017
Cancellation 1?25/09/2017
Cancellation 2?02/10/2017
Last enrolment24/09/2017
Last withdrawal?06/10/2017
Teaching census?06/10/2017
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens12/11/2017
Semester start15/01/2018
Subject start15/01/2018
Cancellation 1?29/01/2018
Cancellation 2?05/02/2018
Last enrolment28/01/2018
Last withdrawal?09/02/2018
Teaching census?09/02/2018