|Year of offer||2019|
|Subject level||Undergraduate Level 2|
|Fees||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
A survey of the law governing the formation, regulation, and termination of companies. This subject analyses the internal controls on company management and their effects upon outsiders, and considers the rights and remedies of those affected by companies and their controllers.
Intended learning outcomes
A student who has successfully completed the subject should have:
- Acquired a general knowledge of the regulation of companies and the legal environment in which they operate;
- obtained an overview of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) and the main case law relevant to its operation;
- acquired specialised knowledge in key areas of corporate law of relevance to the business community; and
- understood the roles, functions and duties of the board of directors, management and shareholders, and their relationships with other corporate stakeholders.
Eligibility and requirements
Successful completion of the below subject or equivalent:
|Code||Name||Teaching period||Credit Points|
|BLAW10001||Principles of Business Law||
Core participation requirements
The University of Melbourne is committed to providing students with reasonable adjustments to assessment and participation under the Disability Standards for Education (2005), and the Assessment and Results Policy (MPF1326). Students are expected to meet the core participation requirements for their course. These can be viewed under Entry and Participation Requirements for the course outlines in the Handbook.
Further details on how to seek academic adjustments can be found on the Student Equity and Disability Support website: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/student-equity/home
Two 30-minute online quizzes (10%) during semester;
1,000-word written essay due during semester (15%);
2-hour exam during the examination period (75%).
The due dates of the above assessment will be available to students via the LMS subject page.
Dates & times
- Semester 1
Principal coordinator Helen Anderson Mode of delivery On Campus — Parkville Contact hours 36 hours (one 2-hour lecture and one 1-hour tutorial per week) Total time commitment 144 hours Teaching period 4 March 2019 to 2 June 2019 Last self-enrol date 15 March 2019 Census date 31 March 2019 Last date to withdraw without fail 10 May 2019 Assessment period ends 28 June 2019
Semester 1 contact information
Time commitment details
- Hanrahan, Ramsay, and Stapledon, Commercial Applications of Company Law (CCH, latest edition).
- Related Handbook entries
This subject contributes to the following:
- Breadth options
- Available through the Community Access Program
About the Community Access Program (CAP)
This subject is available through the Community Access Program (also called Single Subject Studies) which allows you to enrol in single subjects offered by the University of Melbourne, without the commitment required to complete a whole degree.
Entry requirements including prerequisites may apply. Please refer to the CAP applications page for further information.
Additional information for this subject
If required, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for subject coordinator approval.
- Available to Study Abroad and/or Study Exchange Students
This subject is available to students studying at the University from eligible overseas institutions on exchange and study abroad. Students are required to satisfy any listed requirements, such as pre- and co-requisites, for enrolment in the subject.