LAW7322 - Communications law and regulation
6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL
Postgraduate Faculty of Law
Not offered in 2008
This unit provides a comprehensive introduction to legal and policy issues relating to the regulation of electronic communications in Australia. The unit deals with three separate areas of regulation: regulation of broadcasting services; regulation of telecommunications networks and services; and regulation of the radio frequency spectrum. A general understanding of each of these areas, and their inter-relationship, is necessary for anyone providing advice to communications enterprises in Australia, including telecommunications carriers, Internet Service Providers (ISPs), broadcasters, Pay TV operators and content providers.
Upon completion of this unit, students should have:
Research paper (3750 words): 50%
Total of 24 hours of seminars per semester.