The course focuses on international anti-corruption law and practice from an Australian perspective. It examines in detail transnational bribery laws and enforcement regimes in Australia, the United States and the United Kingdom.
It considers practical efforts to combat corporate corruption, the psychology of corruption and contemporary challeges to enforcement including whistleblowers, deferred prosecution regimes and asset recover.
The course also includes includes a focus on the challenges presented by regulating corruption in the Asia-Pacific region.
Learning OutcomesA student who completes this course should be able to:
- Demonstrate an strong understanding of the theory and practice underpinning anti-corruption and anti-bribery regulation
- Demonstrate a strong understanding of the anti-corruption laws in Australia, the United States and the UK affecting transnational business
- Understand the challenges faced by developing countries within the Asia Pacific region in combating corruption
- Understand the connection between national corporate governance regimes and anti-corruption laws
- Understand contemporary issues in anti-corruption regulation such as whistle-blower protections, deferred prosecution agreements and the psychology of corruption.
Students must rely on the approved Means of Assessment for the course which will be available on Wattle course site approximately 4 weeks prior to the course commencement.
The suggested means of assessment is:
- Class participation 10%
- Class presentation/activity (may include research based group discussions, case-studies, mock debates) 20%
- Written analysis of class presentation (max 800 words) 10%
- Research essay (max 5000 words) 60%
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Twenty-six class hours of intensive delivery (over 4 days) plus private study.
Requisite and Incompatibility
Indicative Reading ListA Course Outline will be available on the Wattle course site approximately 4 weeks prior to the commencement of the course.
Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.
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- Student Contribution Band:
- Band 3
- Unit value:
- 6 units
If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees. Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.
Offerings and Dates
|Class number||Class start date||Last day to enrol||Census date||Class end date||Mode Of Delivery|
|6859||06 Sep 2018||06 Sep 2018||21 Sep 2018||26 Oct 2018||In Person|