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Cyberlaw covers the current state and changes to the legal system as a result of emerging data and communication technologies. By studying this unit, you will gain an understanding of the legal system and how it continues to shift under the influence of new technologies.
Contributing to a Bachelor of Security Studies, the unit goes on to analyse whether online technologies and their subsequent cultures have created a new field of law. You will become proficient at identifying and evaluating potential areas of law reform within Australia and internationally, as the laws relevant to electronic commerce and cybercrime are covered in depth.
At the completion of this course, provided by Swinburne University and Open Universities Australia, you will be confident in discussing and assessing legal issues surrounding cybercrime, intellectual property rights and online business.
Anyone can apply, however you should ensure you have not completed a previous version of this unit.
In this business law unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following course:
This unit is an approved elective in the following course:
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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This unit is suitable for anyone seeking a future career in business law or online security. It will equip you with the knowledge and skills to identify areas of law relevant to electronic commerce, intellectual property and cybercrime.
Upon completion, you will be adept at analysing the legal issues and potential changes to laws resulting from new technologies, and be able to use this to provide security advice to clients.
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If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP for this unit, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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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).Find out more about government study loans here.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.