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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 5202

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
007470

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Management

Course aim

This course aims to provide a broad overview of the legal environment of business for arts managers and to make them aware of the relevant legal issues in order to be more efficient facilitators between the two worlds of business and the arts.

Course content

This course starts with a general introduction to the legal systems in Australia and other countries. Then, it covers such topics as legal structures of arts organisations, managers’ legal obligations, law of contract, employment, consumer protection, tort, insurance, intellectual property and censorship.

Textbook(s)

Vickery, R & Pendleton, W 2011, Australian business law: compliance and practice, 7th edn, Pearson, Australia.

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Seminar 3 hours x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External 30 hours equiv x N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Seminar 30 hours equiv x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Report 2000 40% N/A
Report 3500 60% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Report 2000 40% N/A
Report 3500 60% N/A
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Report 2000 40% N/A
Report 3500 60% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

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