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Business Law

Specialisation

The Business Law specialisation enables students to develop a sound understanding of the impact of commercial law on business activity. Students learn to recognise potential legal problems and work in house on their solution, as well as identify when to seek expert advice and maximise interactions with the legal profession. The emphasis throughout the specialisation is on the legal problems likely to be encountered by graduates in their future careers. This specialisation adds value to any business graduate by providing a framework of legal knowledge. Business law has always been an important part of the professional education of accountants (the units are accredited for accounting purposes) and study in this area complements specialisations in other business or finance-related fields.

About this specialisation

To meet requirements for this specialisation in the Master's degree, you will complete five units of study (30 credit points), including:

(1) one six credit point prerequisite foundational unit of study:

  • Legal Environment of Business

(2) one six credit point compulsory (core) unit of study:

  • Corporate Structures in Practice

(3) three elective units of study (18 credit points) selected from the options listed as available for the specialisation, including:

  • China's Legal Environment for Business
  • Commercial Property Law
  • International Business Tax Strategy
  • International Financial Crime
  • Issues in Law and International Business
  • Regulating Innovation and Distribution
  • Taxation Law in Practice.

For unit availability please refer to the "Units of study in this specialisation" section below.

Graduate opportunities

The Business Law specialisations is designed to develop a sound understanding of the impact of commercial law on business activity. Graduates will also be able to recognise potential legal problems and work in house on their solution, and to recognise when to seek expert advice and maximise interactions with the legal profession. The emphasis throughout the specialisations is on the legal problems likely to be encountered by graduates in their future careers, whether these be in the public or private sectors. This specialisation adds value to any business graduate by providing a framework of legal knowledge and capabilities in problem framing and solution, assessment of risk and compliance.
Career pathways
Courses that offer this specialisation

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