Monash University Handbooks 2008

BTX5121 - Information technology law

6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

Postgraduate Faculty of Business and Economics

Leader: Mr Paul Sugden


Os-chi-bei First semester 2008 (On-campus block of classes)
Os-chi-bei Second semester 2008 (On-campus block of classes)


This subject will address the legal issues that arise from the ease and manner in which information can now be transmitted and accessed by the Internet. The legal framework for the use of the Internet in business and commerce will be explored. Particular legal aspects to be studied will include contract law, intellectual property (including copyright law), privacy issues, criminal aspects and security concerns.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:


Within semester assessment: 50%
Examination (3 hours, open book): 50%

Contact hours

3 hours per week




BTC3640, BTF5121, BTW3641, BTF3641, LAW7213, BTC3644, BTC4364

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