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In this online Practical Consumer and Competition Law unit provided by Open Universities Australia and Curtin University, you will learn the key principles of competition and consumer law. You will become familiar with anti-completive business practices, such as unfair pricing, collusion, unfair selling and misleading or deceptive business conduct.
You will also learn how the laws relating to such practices impact on businesses, directors and employees of companies. Furthermore, you will come to understand how the consequences of breaching competition and consumer legislation impact on the parties involved.
On completion of this unit, you will be able to describe with confidence the implications of the Australian Competition and Consumer Law in the context of business. Furthermore, you will have the ability to assess business strategy and decisions in an informed way using the knowledge you have acquired through this unit. You will also develop essential communication skills and gain the ability to work as part of a business team.
Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible to enter this program:
In this Practical Consumer and Competition Law unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is part of a major, minor, stream or specialisation 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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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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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.
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