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Unit Summary

Unit type

UG Coursework Unit

Credit points

12

AQF level

7

Level of learning

Intermediate

Former School/College

Former School of Law and Justice

Anti-requisites

LAW00131 Business Law

Unit aim

Addresses the fundamental principles governing commercial law. Focuses on the common law and statutory principles relating to commercial transactions, including the sale of goods, e-commerce, credit law, agency and insurance. Also discusses other related areas, including the law of trusts, partnerships, bankruptcy and bailment.

Unit content

Topic 1 Agency
Topic 2 Sale of goods
Topic 3 Credit law
Topic 4 E-commerce
Topic 5 Guarantees
Topic 6 Bailments
Topic 7 Trusts
Topic 8 Partnerships
Topic 9 Insurance
Topic 10 Bankruptcy
Topic 11 Ethics

Learning outcomes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

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On completion of this unit, students should be able to: GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 explain the benefits of ethics within the context of commercial law
2 demonstrate an understanding and evaluate the different issues of commercial law
3 demonstrate a high level of understanding and application of the legal principles governing the sale of goods; bailments; credit transactions and guarantees; e-commerce; insurance and bankruptcy
4 demonstrate skills in legal research, critical analysis and the written presentation of research and argument.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. explain the benefits of ethics within the context of commercial law
    • GA3:
    • GA4:
  2. demonstrate an understanding and evaluate the different issues of commercial law
    • GA4:
  3. demonstrate a high level of understanding and application of the legal principles governing the sale of goods; bailments; credit transactions and guarantees; e-commerce; insurance and bankruptcy
    • GA4:
  4. demonstrate skills in legal research, critical analysis and the written presentation of research and argument.
    • GA1:

Prescribed texts

  • Turner and Trone, 2017, Australian Commercial Law, 31, Thomson Reuters. ISBN: 9780455238081.
Prescribed texts may change in future teaching periods.