- Code BUSN1101
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Research School of Accounting & Business Info Syst
- ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
- Course subject Business
- Areas of interest Accounting
- Academic career UGRD
- Keturah Whitford
- Mode of delivery In Person
Second Semester 2014
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This course introduces you to the Australian legal system and the law regulating business activities. Particular focus is given to the law of contract. The course also covers the laws relating to particular types of business contracts such as sales of goods and insurance contracts. Aspects of property law and negligence are also covered.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
On satisfying the requirements for this course, students should have acquired knowledge and understanding in relation to:
- The workings of the Australian legal system including law making and dispute resolution processes;
- The legal principles relevant to the formation, administration and termination of business contracts;
- The laws relevant to particular types of business contracts including sales of goods and insurance law;
- Basic concepts of Australian property law;
- The law of negligence in a commercial context;
- And be able to apply legal analysis and legal reasoning particularly to legal problems.
See the course outline on the College courses page. Outlines are uploaded as they become available.
- Problem papers 20%
- Assignment - 20%
- Final Examination - 60%
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Students taking this course are expected to commit at least 10 hours a week to completing the work. This will include 3 hours per week in class and at least 7 hours a week on average (including non-teaching weeks) on course reading, research, writing and assignment work.
Requisite and Incompatibility
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- Student Contribution Band:
- Unit value:
- 6 units
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Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery||Class Summary|
|7254||21 Jul 2014||01 Aug 2014||31 Aug 2014||30 Oct 2014||In Person||N/A|