units

BTX4130

Faculty of Business and Economics

Undergraduate - Unit

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18 points, SCA Band 3, 0.375 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Organisational UnitDepartment of Business Law and Taxation
OfferedBerwick First semester 2013 (Day)
Caulfield First semester 2013 (Day)
Clayton First semester 2013 (Day)
Berwick Second semester 2013 (Day)
Caulfield Second semester 2013 (Day)
Clayton Second semester 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Ms Carolyn Sutherland

Synopsis

Under the guidance of an academic supervisor, this subject allows a student to independently gain in-depth discipline knowledge in a selected area of business law and/or taxation as a foundation to the completion of an honours research project. The student will complete a prescribed list of readings, undertake further independent literature studies, and complete other learning activities and assessments considered appropriate for the selected field of study.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. analyse the literature in order to develop subject matter expertise beyond the specific focus of the honours project
  2. synthesise the literature to inform the students research topic of choice
  3. critically evaluate academic literature and present in written and oral form key arguments related to the research project.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 100%

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

Research based.

Off-campus attendance requirements

On campus only.

Prerequisites

Must be enrolled in course 0181 - Honours degree of Bachelor of Commerce.