6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL
Undergraduate - Unit
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Department of Business Law and Taxation
This unit involves a study of the legal framework which operates in relation to marketing decisions and practice. It examines the impact of common law, legislation and self-regulating codes of practice in the market place. Particular topics covered include intellectual property rights, product development and promotion, product safety and quality, the regulation of unfair and anti-competitive conduct and electronic marketing and the law.
The learning goals associated with this unit are to:
- analyse, and apply the laws protecting intellectual property to the development and marketing of a range of new products and ideas
- analyse and apply the consumer protection laws to a range of marketing and advertising strategies
- analyse and apply the laws regulating a range of marketing practices including pricing and distribution
- formulate the legal protection of a product or idea using the intellectual property, marketing and consumer protection laws.
Within semester assessment: 40% + Examination: 60%
Minimum total expected workload to achieve the learning outcomes for this unit is 144 hours per semester typically comprising a mixture of scheduled learning activities and independent study. Independent study may include associated readings, assessment and preparation for scheduled activities. The unit requires on average three/four hours of scheduled activities per week. Scheduled activities may include a combination of teacher directed learning, peer directed learning and online engagement.
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