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All students taking this course during Summer Term will be required to pay full tuition fees. This includes Commonwealth supported students who are studying at UNSW. Please see UNSW Business School courses - Summer Term fees for more information.

This course focuses on the Australian legal system. In particular, the course considers the different sources of law and the different systems of law; the Commonwealth Constitution and Commonwealth/State relations; the role of Parliament in making statute law; the Australian court system and the role of the judiciary in making "case law" and the role of the executive (government). Areas of substantive law relevant to commerce and business dealings that are examined in detail include contract law, tort law (with particular reference to negligence), property law, consumer law and competition law.

Study Level


Offering Terms

Term 1, Term 2, Term 3



Indicative contact hours


Conditions for Enrolment

Prerequisite: Must not be enrolled in Law single and dual programs and completion of 18UOC

Course Outline

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Pre-2019 Handbook Editions

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