Semester One full-length units

Competition Law (LAWS6838) REGISTER NOW
  • Gain a firm grasp of the operation of the competition law provisions of the Competition and Consumer Act 2010
Crime Research and Policy (LAWS6032) REGISTER NOW
  • Examine the research methods in the context of criminology and explore the relationship between theory and methodology.
  • Assess the production of knowledge about crime.
  • Examine the sources and forms of crime data.
Equity Financing (LAWS6046) REGISTER NOW
  • Focus on the corporate law aspects of equity fundraising.
  • At a theoretical level, this unit is underpinned by the privileged position of equity within corporate law. However, the unit also has a strongly commercial approach.
Explaining Crime (LAWS6048) REGISTER NOW
  • Examine the relevance of theory to the process of explaining crime as a social phenomenon.
  • Analyse the history of criminological thought.
  • Assess contemporary approaches to criminological explanation including the influence of feminism and postmodernism.
  • Examine the cross-disciplinary nature of efforts to understand crime, criminality and their causes.
  • Explore the links between criminological theory and the development of public policy.
Forensic Psychology (LAWS6970) REGISTER NOW
  • Examine the application of psychological knowledge and theories to all aspects of the criminal and civil justice systems.
  • Draw upon psychological evidence to explain and understand some of the people and processes involved in the legal system.
Functional Analysis of Law and Social Control (LAWS6187) REGISTER NOW
  • This unit examines the largely diffuse concepts of social control and the functions of law and proposes a more specific approach to legal theory which incorporates the latest findings of sociolegal research on the social effects of law.
Fundamentals of Commercial Law (LAWS6987) REGISTER NOW
  • Acquire an overview of commercial law, focusing on the broad but fundamental concept of commercial dealings.
Goods and Services Tax Principles A (LAWS6214) REGISTER NOW
  • This unit introduces the key concepts that underpin the Australian GST, the policies underlying the tax, and the way those policies are (or are not) reflected in the design of the GST law.
International Import/Export Laws (LAWS6037) REGISTER NOW
  • This unit is a comparative study of international import/export laws. It does not look in detail at Australian law. The material covered in the unit is based on the WTO multilateral agreements which the 159 WTO member countries have adopted and which bind them on the topics covered.
International Law II (Group A) (LAWS6167) REGISTER NOW
  • Examine how international law is created, implemented and enforced by national legal systems and through international organisations.
  • Examine the different ways in which law's transboundary impacts can be understood by considering international, transnational, global and comparative perspectives on law-making.
  • Explore the relationship between international law and domestic law in depth, both in a comparative perspective and with particular reference to the impact of international law on Australian law and legal institutions.
Law of Tax Administration (LAWS6112) REGISTER NOW
  • The unit of study is structured around the key design features of any system of tax administration, namely ascertainment of liability (particularly self assessment), dispute resolution, and collection and recovery of tax.
Takeovers and Reconstructions (LAWS6008) REGISTER NOW
  • Undertake a detailed study of the requirements of chapters 6A, 6B and 6C of the Corporations Act with respect to the acquisition of company shares and takeovers.
  • Examine selected aspects of the law concerning corporate reconstruction where a change of control is involved.
Taxation & Regulation of Superannuation (LAWS6127) REGISTER NOW
  • This unit offers a detailed examination of the regulatory and tax rules affecting the superannuation industry in Australia.
Taxation of Business & Investment Income A (LAWS6840) REGISTER NOW
  • This unit, along with LAWS6841 Taxation of Business and Investment Income B, is designed to provide an advanced study of the tax treatment of various important business transactions.
Taxation of Corporate Finance (LAWS6125) REGISTER NOW
  • This unit will analyse the current law on the tax treatment of the principal forms of raising corporate finance from sources both in Australia and offshore, in Australian and foreign currencies, and of hedging the various exposures that a taxpayer may have from of its fund-raising and investments.
Theories of Law (LAWS6940) REGISTER NOW
  • Explore some prominent responses of both philosophers and sociologists to a single question: what is law?
Workplace Bargaining (LAWS6122) REGISTER NOW
  • The unit will explore the workplace bargaining model under the Fair Work Act 2009 (Cth) within the context of models of collective bargaining used in overseas jurisdictions and Australia‚Äôs international obligations.