2020 unit information
Classes and seminars in Trimester 3, 2020 will be online.
Last updated: 5 October 2020
Not available for Bachelor of Laws (including combined Law awards) students
Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.
1 x 2-hour class and 1 x 1-hour seminar per week
2-hour class (recordings provided) + 1-hour online seminar per week
This unit provides the underlying concepts and purpose of commercial law. It covers the Australian legal system, the law relating to contract, business relationships and negligence.
Deakin Graduate Learning Outcomes
Apply key principles of law for commerce to recognise and evaluate legal issues.
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilities GLO4: Critical Thinking
Interpret and analyse a range of legal issues and the bearing they have in commerce.
GLO1: Discipline-specific knowledge and capabilitiesGLO4: Critical Thinking
Use appropriate digital technologies to search, retrieve and apply relevant information to law for commerce.
GLO3: Digital literacy
Identify critical legal issues in the international context that have a bearing on business ethics, standards and practice in Australia.
These Unit Learning Outcomes are applicable for all teaching periods throughout the year
The assessment due weeks provided may change. The Unit Chair will clarify the exact assessment requirements, including the due date, at the start of the teaching period.
The texts and reading list for the unit can be found on the University Library via the link below: MLC101 Note: Select the relevant trimester reading list. Please note that a future teaching period's reading list may not be available until a month prior to the start of that teaching period so you may wish to use the relevant trimester's prior year reading list as a guide only.
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