Faculty of Business and Economics

Monash University

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2012 only. For students planning to study the unit, please refer to the unit indexes in the the current edition of the Handbook. If you have any queries contact the managing faculty for your course or area of study.

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
OfferedBerwick First semester 2012 (Day)
Caulfield First semester 2012 (Day)
Clayton First semester 2012 (Day)
Peninsula First semester 2012 (Day)
Berwick Second semester 2012 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2012 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2012 (Day)
Peninsula Second semester 2012 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Associate Professor Brendan Sweeney


This unit offers students an option to complete a unit by way of a research project. The project requires a student to undertake guided research on a topic taken from a business law and taxation unit. Students must complete a paper of between 5000 to 8000 words.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. identify a development in the contemporary commercial environment that presents business law or taxation issues
  2. research, analyse and evaluate those issues
  3. construct a framework to discuss the results
  4. prepare a research paper.


Within semester assessment: 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Associate Professor Brendan Sweeney

Contact hours

12 hours per week private research


Students must receive permission before undertaking this unit.