INTRODUCTION TO BUSINESS LAW

LST2BSL

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this introductory subject, students examine legal institutions and practices such as law making and interpretation of laws. The law of contract and its place in commercial law, notably the law of the sale of goods, comprise the body of the unit. Other kinds of civil liability such as fault liability are compared. Students examine the economic and political factors which have influenced the development of this law and assess the impact of the law on business and industrial activity. Students are also introduced to the legal structures available for conducting business in Australia.

FacultyFaculty of Business, Economics and Law

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorLola Akin Ojelabi

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects LAW2CNT

Equivalent subjects LST1LCC, LST1IBL, LST1BSL

Special conditions This subject is not available to Bachelor of Laws students as a law elective. Bachelor of Business Students should enrol in this unit.

Readings

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ReadingsCasebook TBAPrescribedN/AN/A

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Albury-Wodonga, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLola Akin Ojelabi

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1,500-word Common Law assignment20
one 2-hour final examination60
one 45-minute online class test20

Bendigo, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLola Akin Ojelabi

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1,500-word Common Law assignment20
one 2-hour final examination60
one 45-minute online class test20

China, 2014, Week 08-23, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJohn Bevacqua

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 08 - 23
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 08 to week 23 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1,500-word Common Law assignment20
one 2-hour final examination60
one 45-minute online class test20

China, 2014, Week 28-31, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJohn Bevacqua

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 28 - 31
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 28 to week 31 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1,500-word Common Law assignment20
one 2-hour final examination60
one 45-minute online class test20

China, 2014, Week 37-52, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJohn Bevacqua

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 37 - 52
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 37 to week 52 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1,500-word Common Law assignment20
one 2-hour final examination60
one 45-minute online class test20

Dandenong, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLola Akin Ojelabi

Class requirements

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1,500-word Common Law assignment20
one 2-hour final examination60
one 45-minute online class test20

Dandenong, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLola Akin Ojelabi

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1,500-word Common Law assignment20
one 2-hour final examination60
one 45-minute online class test20

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLola Akin Ojelabi

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1,500-word Common Law assignment20
one 2-hour final examination60
one 45-minute online class test20

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLola Akin Ojelabi

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1,500-word Common Law assignment20
one 2-hour final examination60
one 45-minute online class test20

Mildura, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLola Akin Ojelabi

Class requirements

Seminar Week: 11 - 22
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1,500-word Common Law assignment20
one 2-hour final examination60
one 45-minute online class test20

Shepparton, 2014, Semester 1, Night

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorLola Akin Ojelabi

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays at night from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Seminar Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours seminar per week on weekdays at night from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1,500-word Common Law assignment20
one 2-hour final examination60
one 45-minute online class test20

Sydney, 2014, ACN Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJohn Bevacqua

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 11 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 11 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1,500-word Common Law assignment20
one 2-hour final examination60
one 45-minute online class test20

Sydney, 2014, ACN Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJohn Bevacqua

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 28 - 39
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 28 to week 39 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1,500-word Common Law assignment20
one 2-hour final examination60
one 45-minute online class test20

Sydney, 2014, ACN Summer Semester, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJohn Bevacqua

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 45 - 05
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 45 to week 05 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1,500-word Common Law assignment20
one 2-hour final examination60
one 45-minute online class test20

Vietnam, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentNo

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJohn Bevacqua

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1,500-word Common Law assignment20
one 2-hour final examination60
one 45-minute online class test20

Vietnam, 2014, Semester 2, Distance Education

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorJohn Bevacqua

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
one 1,500-word Common Law assignment20
one 2-hour final examination60
one 45-minute online class test20