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Business Law (BBus)

  • B1367BACHELOR OF BUSINESS

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Title Business Law (BBus)
Course Code B1367
Study Level Bachelor (Undergraduate)
Organisational Unit Law and Criminology
Academic Contacts http://goto.murdoch.edu.au/AcademicContacts
Qualification Bachelor of Business (BBus) in Business Law
Duration 3 years available both full-time and part-time
Availability Murdoch campus (internal)
Murdoch campus (external)
Description The Business Law major equips students with knowledge and legal problem solving
skills relevant to handling legal issues in business. Students investigate the
regulatory environment of business in Australia, acquiring a broad understanding of
areas of regulation that they may become involved in as business professionals.
Areas covered include finance law, workplace law, company law, marketing law and
alternative dispute resolution.
A Bachelor of Business provides a broad understanding of individual, organisational and societal issues. You will have the practical skills to identify business opportunities, analyse problems and implement solutions and you will be able to demonstrate a knowledge of business principles across key functional areas. You will have depth of knowledge in one or more business disciplines: accounting, banking, business law, finance, hospitality and tourism management, human resources management, international business, management and marketing.
Major Learning Outcomes On successful completion of the Business Law major students should be able to:
ULO1: Demonstrate knowledge of business law
ULO2: Apply business law knowledge in practical contexts
ULO3: Exhibit effective communication and interpersonal skills
ULO4: Evaluate business law issues and problems and develop evidence-based
conclusions
ULO5: Demonstrate the capability to engage in lifelong learning
ULO6: Display the capability to think across cultures and contexts
ULO7: Integrate knowledge of ethical issues into professional life
Course Learning Outcomes CLO1: Demonstrate knowledge of cognate discipline
CLO2: Apply discipline knowledge in practical contexts (e.g. workplace)
CLO3: Exhibit effective interpersonal skills appropriate to the context
CLO4: Evaluate issues and problems and structure evidence-based conclusions
CLO5: Employ learning strategies that demonstrate intentional learning
CLO6: Display the capability to think across contexts
CLO7: Integrate knowledge of ethical issues into professional practice
Employment Prospects Management, Legal Compliance, Government, Human Resource Management,
Financial Reporting
Recommended Double Majors Accounting; Banking; Finance; Hospitality and Tourism Management; Human Resources Management; Management; Marketing
Excluded Double Majors Business Law
Excluded Minors Business Law
Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

Course Structure - 72 credit points

Where a course core unit is listed in a major structure, an elective unit may be required. Please contact your Student Advisor for further advice.

Year 1 - 24 credit points

Murdoch Spine: Career Learning - 3 credit points

MSP100 Career Learning: Managing Your Career - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-external, S2-external

Core Units - 15 credit points

BUS123 Management in a Global Environment - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

BUS124 Global Marketing - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

BUS163 Introduction to Accounting - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

BUS171 Foundations of Economics - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

BSL165 Foundations of Business Law - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

Major Units - 6 credit points

Refer to Major structure - Major List below

Year 2 - 24 credit points

Murdoch Spine: Career Learning - 3 credit points

MSP200 Building Enterprise Skills - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-external, S2-external

OR

MSP201 Real World Learning - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-external, S2-external, SUM-external, W-external, Y-external

Major Units - 9 credit points

Refer to Major structure - Major List below

Options - 12 credit points

Major 2/Co-major/Minor/General Electives

Year 3 - 24 credit points

Murdoch Spine: Career Learning - 3 credit points

MSP200 Building Enterprise Skills - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-external, S2-external

OR

MSP201 Real World Learning - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-external, S2-external, SUM-external, W-external, Y-external

Major Units - 9 credit points

Refer to Major structure - Major List below

Options - 12 credit points

Major 2/Co-major/Minor/General Electives

Major List

Accounting Major
Banking Major
Business Law Major
Finance Major
Global Business and Politics Major
Hospitality and Tourism Management Major
Human Resources Management Major
International Business Major
Management Major
Marketing Major

Major Structure - 24 credit points

Core Units - 21 credit points

BSL165 Foundations of Business Law - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

BUS163 Introduction to Accounting - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

BUS123 Management in a Global Environment - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external

BSL201 Finance Law - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

BSL202 Workplace Law - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

BSL305 Company Law - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2-internal, S2-external

BSL391 Alternative Dispute Resolution - 3 points
MURDOCH: S2K-internal, S2K-external

Specified Electives - 3 credit points

Select from the following:
BSL203 Marketing and Advertising Law - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

BSL204 Tourism and Hospitality Law - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

BUS303 Taxation - 3 points
MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external

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