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2014 BFA141 Commercial Transactions

Unit Level: Introductory

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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SPECIAL NOTE: Offered both face-to-face and flexibly.

OFFERINGS

Unit Sem 1 Sem 2 Full Yr Spring Summer Winter
BFA141 H,L,W,Y
Distance(H,L,W,I,N,O)
H,G

Key Semester Dates
Semester Campus Attendance Note Start Date Census Date Final WW Date* End Date
Sem 2 H Distance 14-JUL-2014 10-AUG-2014 01-SEP-2014 17-OCT-2014
Sem 2 H On Campus 14-JUL-2014 10-AUG-2014 01-SEP-2014 17-OCT-2014
Sem 2 I Distance 14-JUL-2014 10-AUG-2014 01-SEP-2014 17-OCT-2014
Sem 2 L Distance 14-JUL-2014 10-AUG-2014 01-SEP-2014 17-OCT-2014
Sem 2 L On Campus 14-JUL-2014 10-AUG-2014 01-SEP-2014 17-OCT-2014
Sem 2 N Distance 14-JUL-2014 10-AUG-2014 01-SEP-2014 17-OCT-2014
Sem 2 O Distance 14-JUL-2014 10-AUG-2014 01-SEP-2014 17-OCT-2014
Sem 2 W Distance 14-JUL-2014 10-AUG-2014 01-SEP-2014 17-OCT-2014
Sem 2 W On Campus 14-JUL-2014 10-AUG-2014 01-SEP-2014 17-OCT-2014
Sem 2 Y On Campus 14-JUL-2014 10-AUG-2014 01-SEP-2014 17-OCT-2014
Spring G On Campus Offering in G 09-SEP-2014 04-OCT-2014 03-NOV-2014 27-DEC-2014
Spring H On Campus 18-OCT-2014 03-NOV-2014 24-NOV-2014 31-DEC-2014

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see Withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2014 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2014 will be available from the 1st October 2013.

This unit can be taken in other courses
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DESCRIPTION

Provides, in the context of commercial transactions, an introduction to the Australian legal system, sources of law such as Parliament and the courts, the Federal system, the legislative process, precedent, alternative dispute resolution, an introduction to the law of torts, the law of contract, consumer protection and trade practices las, agency law, introduction to various forms of business organisations including sole traders, partnerships, trusts and corporations, employment law, intellectual property and electronic security.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: continuous assessment (40%); exam (60%)

TEACHING PATTERN: 2-hr lecture, 1-hr tutorial weekly (13 weeks)

FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS
Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Web supported - W
Online access to some part of this unit online is optional
   Web dependent - H,L,G,Y
Some parts of this unit will be taught online
   Fully online - I,N,O
This unit is taught entirely online
   Resource supported teaching & learning - G
Additional resources are provided for your optional use; e.g. audio taped lectures
   Resource dependent teaching & learning - I,N,O,H,L,W,Y
Independent study with provided resources replaces face-to-face or other classes (e.g. lectures)
   Flexible scheduling - I,N,O
Some classes will be held outside normal teaching hours; e.g. weekend blocks, summer schools etc
About Flexible Study Options

TEXTS
Information about any textbook requirements for Semester (Sem 2) will be available from mid April 2014
Information about any textbook requirements for Semester (Spring) will be available from mid July 2014

STAFF: Mr P A Dixon

FEES
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KEY

Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.

Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.

Special approval is required for enrolment into TNE Program units - campuses A, F, G, K, Q and Y click here for more information.



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