Gold Coast, Australia
Area of Study
Legal Studies, Pre-Law
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3 - 4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units4.5 - 6
Hours & Credits
Business Law is a subject offered by the Faculty of Law for Bond Business School students and other non-law students. The subject provides an introduction to the law regulating business in Australia today. It seeks to develop students' knowledge and understanding of the Australian legal system and sources of law in Australia, the commercial legal responsibilities and risks of doing business, key aspects of the law of torts, contracts and consumer protection, and the law associated with starting, managing, financing and closing companies and other business entities. By focusing on the legal responsibilities and risks that have a substantial impact on business, the subject highlights the important role that law plays in business decision-making.
1. Demonstrate coherent knowledge and understanding of Australian business law, including the Australian legal system and sources of law; the key features and purposes of the law of torts, contracts and consumer protection; and the identification of various business structures and the legal regulation of companies.
2. Communicate your knowledge and understanding of Australian business law clearly and effectively, whether orally or in writing.
3. Use your knowledge and understanding of Australian business law to solve commercial legal problems by identifying, analysing and explaining the legal responsibilities and risks of doing business.
4. Navigate through legal information environments, including online legal resources, with independence and initiative.
5. Appreciate your legal, social and professional responsibilities to your peers, your profession and your community.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.