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LA4033 - Advanced Commercial Law

Credit points: 3
Year: 2011
Student Contribution Band: Band 3
Administered by: School of Law Office

Introduction to consumer protection law; bankruptcy; insurance and intellectual property.

Learning Outcomes

  • students will gain a thorough understanding of the law in Australia relating to Insurance, Bankruptcy, Consumer Protection and Copyright;
  • students will develop problem solving skills in relation to these topics.

Graduate Qualities

  • The ability to think critically, to analyse and evaluate claims, evidence and arguments;
  • The ability to adapt knowledge to new situations;
  • The ability to define and to solve problems in at least one discipline area;
  • The ability to communicate effectively with a range of audiences;
  • The ability to speak and write logically, clearly and creatively;
  • The ability to access and employ online technologies effectively;
  • The ability to learn independently and in a self-directed manner.
Prerequisites: (LA1105 or LA2011) and (LA1106 or LA2012)
Inadmissible
Subject
Combinations:
LA3003 BX3115

Availabilities

Townsville, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 25-Aug-2011
Coord/Lect: Assoc. Professor Thomas Middleton.
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
Assessment: end of semester exam (70%); (30%).

Cairns, Internal, Study Period 2
Census Date 25-Aug-2011
Coordinator: Assoc. Professor Thomas Middleton
Workload expectations:
  • 26 hours lectures
  • 12 hours tutorials
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.