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Area/Catalogue
COML 5015

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Course Level
Postgraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
105411

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Law

Course aim

To develop a theoretical understanding and practical knowledge of both the individual and collective aspects of workplace relations law.

Course content

Historical development of labour law; contract of employment; flexible working arrangements; subcontracting vs. employment; role of unions; international standards; resolving industrial disputes; Federal and South Australian systems; recent reforms; dismissal procedures and remedies; EEO, OHS, workers compensation.

Textbook(s)

Price, R and Nielsen, J 2018, Principles of Employment Law, 5th ed, Thomson Reuter, Pyrmont, N.S.W.

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

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, DISTANCE EDUCATION
External 30 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
Continuous assessment 1200 words 20% N/A
Case study 2000 words 40% N/A
Examination n/a 40% 2 hours
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, DISTANCE EDUCATION
Continuous assessment 1200 words 20% N/A
Case study 2000 words 40% N/A
Examination n/a 40% 2 hours

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

Course Coordinators

Mr Andrew Dunlevey
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School of Law

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