Business Law and Ethics
BUS 103 (Offering: 2003)


Law and ethical issues have an increasing impact on business in Australia. This course aims to provide students with a foundation in the study of business law and ethics. The course is structured to provide the student with an elementary understanding of the current legal environment of business and associated ethical issues. For those who wish to pursue the accounting specialisation within the program, this course will provide the basis for further business law studies. This course covers the origins of our legal system and sources of law; the law of tort; contract law; law of agency; consumer law, incorporating the Trade Practices Act; bankruptcy and its implications; intellectual property; and ethical issues in business.

Major(s)/Minors(s): Foundation

Usual Semester of offer: Semester 1

Other Information

Area(s) of Study: General Business

Number of Units: 12





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