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Offered online through Open Universities Australia, this unit in the Fundamentals of Business and Corporations Law gives you the opportunity to become familiar with an area of the law which people interact with on a daily basis, often without realising it.
Both contract law and corporations law will be explored in depth, and you will gain an understanding of the requirements and process of forming a contract. You will also become familiar with the concept of breach of contract, and learn about potential remedies. You will discuss contract, tort and crime specifically with regard to companies, as well as in a more general sense.
The corporations law element of this online Fundamentals of Business and Corporations Law unit will include an exploration of registration and management of companies, through to financial reports and audit. You will gain an understanding of the consequences of registration, as well as the various types of company registration. This is compounded by a study of the internal rules of various companies, and will including members’ rights and remedies.
In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses:
In this business and corporations law unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
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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Having a basic understanding of the Australian legal system, and particularly of contract and corporations law, is highly beneficial for anyone seeking a career in corporate law.
You will also develop your critical thinking skills through by applying relevant legal principles to hypothetical scenarios in order to solve problems relating to the laws of contract and corporations. This will require you to become familiar with the applicable legislation and case law. It is also worth noting that problem-solving skills are highly sought after by employers.
If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. 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.
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