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Area/Catalogue
BUSS 3037

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
100243

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Management

Course aim

To gain a comprehensive understanding of the history, stakeholders and their inter-relationships, laws and current practices in industrial relations in Australia.

Course content

Theoretical explanations of patterns, practices and institutions of industrial relations. Evolution of relevant institutions. Management strategy. Employee organisation, strategy and behaviour. Institutions and practices of workplace, regulation. Arbitration, enterprise bargaining, individual employment contracts, and the mechanisms used to create enforceable industrial instruments. Historical, economic, political and social context of industrial relations.

Textbook(s)

Bray, M, Waring, P, Cooper, R and Macneil, J 2018, Employment Relations: Theory and Practice, 4th Edition, McGraw-Hill, Sydney

Prerequisite(s)

Successful completion of 54 units

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Lecture 2 hours x 10 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External 3 hours x 10 weeks

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
Essay 2000 words 40% N/A
Examination N/A 60% 3 hours
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Essay 2000 words 40% N/A
Examination N/A 60% 3 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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* 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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