The Commercial Law major provides an introduction to commercial law as well as an in depth specialisation in some of its key areas - stock markets and derivatives law, finance and banking, taxation, insolvency, trade practices and consumer law. These specialist units are designed to provide the basis of a professional capability in the area far beyond the general introduction.
Requirements for a major in Commercial Law
For the award of a major in Commercial Law, students complete:
(i) one junior unit of study (six credit points), as follows:
- CLAW1001 Foundations of Business Law.
(ii) a minimum of six senior elective units of study (36 credit points) selected from the following:
- BUSS2100 Business Placement A (Internship)#
- CLAW2201 Corporations Law
- CLAW2202 Business Failure and Restructuring
- CLAW2203 Regulation of Capital Markets
- CLAW2204 Banking and Finance Law
- CLAW2205 Competition and Consumer Law
- CLAW2207 Business, Ethics and the Law
- CLAW2208 Business Regulation, Risk and Compliance
- CLAW2209 Intellectual Property for Business
- CLAW2210 Chinese Tax *
- CLAW2211 Commercial Practice in China
- CLAW2212 Franchising
- CLAW3201 Australian Taxation System
- CLAW3202 Tax Strategies for Business
- CLAW3204 Capital Raising and Management
- CLAW3206 Regulation of Mergers and Acquisitions
- CLAW3207 Employment Regulation for Business.
# Students must seek approval from the Discipline of Business Law to include this unit as an elective for their major.
* Not offered for 2013.
Please check the Business School unit of study table in the Undergraduate units of study for details of the unit prerequisites, corequisites and other requirements.