Applied Contract Law is an online unit offered by Open Universities Australia in association with Curtin University. In this unit you will study the formation, negation and operation of business contracts.
You will study both the role and structure of a business contact, including boilerplate and common clauses, risk management and termination clauses and the type of contract remedies and the ways disputes may be resolved.
You will gain an understanding of the principles of contract law relevant to the creation and use of a contract.
It’s recommended that you have completed the following unit, or have equivalent knowledge, before starting this unit:
Areas of study
In this Contract Law unit, the topics you will study include:
Revision and introductory concepts 1
Revision and introductory concepts 2
Making the contract
Understanding the contract
Preparing the contract
Performing the contract 1
Performing the contract 2
Dealing with problems 1
Dealing with problems 2
Bringing it all together
This unit is part of a major, minor, stream or specialisation in the following course/s:
Bachelor of Commerce (Business Law), Curtin University
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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When you have finished your studies in this unit you will have proficient understanding of the principles of contract law and how to form, insert clauses within, and maintain legally binding contracts.
You will be familiar with standard contractual clauses and be able to apply this knowledge to business scenarios as well as being aware of the risks inherent in negotiating, making and managing business contracts.
You will also be able to make business directed communication directly relevant to contract law.
How else will I benefit from this unit?
Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in Applied Contract Law from Curtin University.
Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
Gain industry-relevant skills and transferrable knowledge.
Government financial support through FEE-HELP or HECS-HELP may be available.
Studying single units allows you the flexibility to work towards a qualification at your own pace.
Receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for this unit across a number of OUA’s full degree programs.
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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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You may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP for this course!
This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).
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