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Unit of Study LAW10177 - Introduction to the Business Law of Papua New Guinea (2017)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

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.

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

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 Describe and critically discuss the structure of the Papua New Guinean legal system and how laws are made and developed
2 Demonstrate a basic understanding of legislation and case law relevant to business and commerce
3 Demonstrate an ability to apply the fundamental principles of the laws relating to the creation, construction and discharge of contracts, to solve legal problems in business and commerce
4 Demonstrate an ability to apply the fundamental principles of the laws relating to negligence, consumer protection and agency to solve legal problems in business and commerce
5 Demonstrate an understanding of the intersection between law and ethics.

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

  1. Describe and critically discuss the structure of the Papua New Guinean legal system and how laws are made and developed
    • GA4:
  2. Demonstrate a basic understanding of legislation and case law relevant to business and commerce
    • GA4:
  3. Demonstrate an ability to apply the fundamental principles of the laws relating to the creation, construction and discharge of contracts, to solve legal problems in business and commerce
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  4. Demonstrate an ability to apply the fundamental principles of the laws relating to negligence, consumer protection and agency to solve legal problems in business and commerce
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  5. Demonstrate an understanding of the intersection between law and ethics.
    • GA3:

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