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LAWS11030 Foundations of Business Law
Foundations of Business Law
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General Information


This unit will introduce you to the legal system and business law in Australia. On completion of this unit you will gain knowledge of the fundamentals of business law and develop your ability to analyse legal issues in a business context and apply your legal knowledge for informed business decisions. The unit is designed to develop your critical thinking, problem solving and communication skills expected of graduates. Topics include the Australian legal system, contract law, consumer law, tort law and business structures.


Career Level: Undergraduate
Unit Level: Level 1
Credit Points: 6
Student Contribution Band: 10
Fraction of Full-Time Student Load: 0.125

Pre-requisites or Co-requisites

There are no requisites for this unit.

Important note: Students enrolled in a subsequent unit who failed their pre-requisite unit, should drop the subsequent unit before the census date or within 10 working days of Fail grade notification. Students who do not drop the unit in this timeframe cannot later drop the unit without academic and financial liability. See details in the Assessment Policy and Procedure (Higher Education Coursework).

Offerings For Term 3 - 2022


Attendance Requirements

All on-campus students are expected to attend scheduled classes – in some units, these classes are identified as a mandatory (pass/fail) component and attendance is compulsory. International students, on a student visa, must maintain a full time study load and meet both attendance and academic progress requirements in each study period (satisfactory attendance for International students is defined as maintaining at least an 80% attendance record).

Class and Assessment Overview

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This information will be available on Monday 12 September 2022
Previous Student Feedback

Feedback, Recommendations and Responses

Every unit is reviewed for enhancement each year. At the most recent review, the following staff and student feedback items were identified and recommendations were made.

Feedback from Self reflection, consultation among unit coordinators and feedback from management.


Review of the outcome of previous enhancements has led to the conclusion that there are now too many links on the Moodle site.


Reduce the number of web links on the Moodle site.

Feedback from Student feedback, self reflection and review by management.


Students require more support for the assignment.


The unit coordinator should provide more discussion of the assignment requirements in class and in supporting materials.

Feedback from Student feedback


Students who wanted regular quizzes to keep up with the content of the unit were not aware that quizzes existed (as Review Questions) in the Study Guides.


The Unit Coordinator should explain in the introductory lesson the various materials available, especially what is in the Study Guides, so that students can make use of the full range of materials and resources.

Unit Learning Outcomes

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Alignment of Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Graduate Attributes

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Textbooks and Resources

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Academic Integrity Statement

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