Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2016.
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This subject is not offered in 2016.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 80 hours |
Total Time Commitment:
Students are expected to log into the LMS and familiarise themselves with the subject, layout, navigation, activities, readings and assessment the week before formal teaching begins.
Students will not be expected to complete any set tasks or readings but will be encouraged to make a start on readings for the module if they so choose.
Study Period Commencement:
October, Term 4
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||
Applicants without legal qualifications should note that subjects are offered in the discipline of law at an advanced graduate level.
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
The Melbourne Law Masters welcomes applications from students with disabilities. The inherent academic requirements for study in the Melbourne Law Masters are:
Students who feel their disability will inhibit them from meeting these inherent academic requirements are encouraged to contact Student Equity and Disability Support.
Professor Caron Beaton-Wells (Coordinator), Program Director, Global Competition and Consumer Law
This subject will examine the policy objectives underpinning consumer protection laws, including the intersection between consumer and competition policies. Student will develop a clear understanding of the key areas of regulation, including various forms of misleading and deceptive conduct, guarantees and warranties, unfair contract terms and unconscionability, and product liability and safety. They will examine key enforcement tools and mechanisms for consumer redress, focussing particularly on the challenges posed by e-commerce, and explore the often complex institutional arrangements involving national and international bodies, as well as non-governmental organisations, in this field.
Highlights of the subject include:
On completion of this subject, students will have developed:
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
|Links to further information:||http://www.unimelb.edu.au/online/global-competition-consumer-law/|
Graduate Diploma in Global Competition and Consumer Law |
Master of Global Competition and Consumer Law
Master of Laws (Global Competition and Consumer Law)
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