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BTW1200 - Business law

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Undergraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Mr Michael McNamara (Berwick, Gippsland, Peninsula); Ms Elsa Singam, Ms Vanitha Karean (Malaysia)


Berwick First semester 2007 (Day)
Berwick Second semester 2007 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2007 (Day)
Gippsland First semester 2007 (Off-campus)
Gippsland Second semester 2007 (Day)
Gippsland Second semester 2007 (Off-campus)
Hong Kong First semester 2007 (Off-campus)
Malaysia First semester 2007 (Day)
Malaysia Second semester 2007 (Day)
Malaysia Summer semester A 2007 (Day)
Peninsula First semester 2007 (Day)
Peninsula Second semester 2007 (Day)
Singapore First semester 2007 (Off-campus)
Singapore Second semester 2007 (Off-campus)


An introduction to legal studies and to the legal system of Australia with special emphasis on business aspects. The topics covered include: introduction to the Australian legal system; the tort of negligence with an emphasis on negligent misstatement; the law of contract; business structures, with particular emphasis on partnerships and corporations and the law of agency.


The learning objectives of this unit are to:


Assignemnt: 30%
Examination (open-book): 70%

Contact hours

2-hour lecture and 1-hour tutorial per week


BTW1201, BTC1110, BTC2110, BTF1010