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Unit of Study LAWS2001 - Company Law (2023)

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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.

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

demonstrate an understanding of the underlying themes and issues and the key legal principles relating to corporate law

demonstrate the capacity to apply legal reasoning and research to generate appropriate responses to legal problems in the corporate law contexts

demonstrate the capacity to apply critical judgment including analysis, reasoning, and appropriate directed research to corporate law topics

demonstrate an ability to learn and work independently including the capacity to access, manage and evaluate sources of information relevant to corporate legal issues and to communicate appropriately and effectively, expressed in well-written, clear and logical language that is supported with appropriate references.

Prescribed learning resources

Prescribed Texts
  • Students must acquire or have regular and reliable access to: Austin, R & Black, A, 2023, Australian Corporations Legislation – Annotated Edition, (2 Volume Set), LexisNexis. ISBN: 9780409357752 (Print version); 9780409357769 (eBook).
  • Students must acquire or have regular and reliable access to: Hargovan A, Adams, M & Brown, C, 2022, Australian Corporate Law, 8th edn, LexisNexis. ISBN: 9780409356441.
Prescribed Resources/Equipment
  • Access to a computer with a webcam and reliable internet connection.  Students will be required to complete an onboarding process to verify their identity before attempting the online exam in this unit.

Prescribed Learning Resources may change in future Teaching Periods.