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Principles of Commercial Law (BUS165)

Organisational Unit School of Law
Credit Points 3
Availability DUBAI-ISC: TJD-internal, TSD-internal
Description This unit introduces students to the Australian legal system, its operation and development, and to the principles of law applicable to core areas of business, such as contract law, tort law and agency law. Students studying Business will usually find this unit essential and prerequisite to further studies.
Timetabled Learning Activities Lectures: 2 hours per week; tutorials: 1 hour per week.
Assessment Test 35%
Tutorial Participation 15%
Final Exam 50%
Prerequisites Nil.
Exclusions Students who have successfully completed BSL65 Principles of Commercial Law may not enrol in this unit for credit. Students enrolled in Bachelor of Laws in Law (LLB) may not enrol in this unit for credit.
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
see individual structures for context
Appears in these Minors
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.
Foundations of Business Law (BSL165) - as for BUS165 except as follows
Organisational Unit School of Law
Credit Points 3
Availability MURDOCH: S1-internal, S1-external, S2-internal, S2-external
Teaching Timetables Murdoch S1
Murdoch S2
Timetabled Learning Activities Lectures: 2 hours per week; tutorials: 1 hour per week.
Assessment Test 35%
Participation 15%
Final Exam 50%
Prerequisites Nil.
Exclusions Students who have successfully completed BUS165 Principles of Commercial Law may not enrol in the unit for credit, and students who are enrolled in the Bachelor of Law (LLB) may not enrol in this unit for credit.
Previously 2013: BUS165
2013: 'Principles of Commercial Law'
Appears in these Courses/Majors:
see individual structures for context
Appears in these 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.
Foundations of Business Law (MIT) (DBSL165) - as for BUS165 except as follows
Organisational Unit No Specific School
Credit Points 3
Timetabled Learning Activities
Appears in these Minors
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.
Principles of Commercial Law (MIT) (DBUS165) - as for BUS165 except as follows
Organisational Unit No Specific School
Credit Points 3
Timetabled Learning Activities
Appears in these Minors
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.

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