Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2011:Semester 1, Hawthorn - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Hawthorn - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 24 hours of face-to-face contact over an eight-week semester plus at least eight hours of pre-seminar reading |
Total Time Commitment: Students will need to allocate around 100 hours to undertake the assessable components of the subject.
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||nil|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||nil|
|Core Participation Requirements:||For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry. |
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This course is no longer taking new enrolments. The last intake into this program was Semester 2, 2009.
The subject provides an introduction to current electronic law along with efforts to regulate this area and developing a best practice methodology for responding effectively to an electronic incident at the scene. It provides a broad overview of the law as it relates to criminal and civil legislation with a particular emphasis on computers and information systems and the various responses, both historic and current, to prevent and regulate these activities. The subject will introduce a methodology for planning responses to and investigation of incidents in which electronic evidence may form a part of the response phase.
Students who complete this subject successfully should be able to:
• Demonstrate understanding of relevant past and current law, including criminal law, privacy and data protection regimes and intellectual property laws;
• Understand the scope of electronic crime, including trends and victimology
• Identify challenges to the law posed by electronic communications and electronic crime;
• Identify civil remedies available to individuals and businesses;
|Assessment:||Up to two written assignments totalling 4000 words.|
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Generic Skills:||It will offer:- |
|Links to further information:||http://www.mccp.unimelb.edu.au/subjects/electronic-law-fundamentals|
Graduate Certificate in Digital Forensics |
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