Faculty of Business and Economics

Undergraduate - Unit

This unit entry is for students who completed this unit in 2014 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
Organisational UnitDepartment of Business Law and Taxation
OfferedBerwick First semester 2014 (Day)
Caulfield First semester 2014 (Day)
Clayton First semester 2014 (Day)
Peninsula First semester 2014 (Day)
Berwick Second semester 2014 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2014 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2014 (Day)
Peninsula Second semester 2014 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Ms Shelley Marshall


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.


The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. analyse various methodological approaches to business law
  2. identify an area in the contemporary commercial environment that presents business law or taxation issues
  3. research, analyse and evaluate those issues using the methodologies previously studied
  4. construct a framework to discuss the results
  5. prepare and present a research paper.


Within semester assessment: 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Workload requirements

12 hours per week private research


Students must receive permission before undertaking this unit.