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BX3115 - Contemporary Issues in Consumer Protection and Commercial Regulation

Credit points: 3
Year: 2019
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

Introduction to consumer protection law; insurance, intellectual property and unfair business practices.

Learning Outcomes

  • students will develop problem solving skills in relation to these topics;
  • students will gain an understanding of the law in Australia relating to Insurance, Consumer Protection in relation to the supply of goods and financial and non-financial services, Copyright and unfair business practices.
Prerequisites: BU1112 OR BU2111 OR (CO1501 AND CO2501)
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
LA3003 AND LA4033

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Thomas Middleton
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours on-campus > Lectures
  • 12 hours on-campus > Tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (70%); (30%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 1
Census Date 28-Mar-2019
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Thomas Middleton
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 26 hours on-campus > Lectures
  • 12 hours on-campus > Tutorials
  • assessment and self-directed study
Assessment: end of semester exam (70%); (30%).

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.