Contract Law

LAW10007 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn


  • One teaching period

Contact hours

  • 36 hours

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning.



Aims and objectives

 Unit Discontinued LAW10007 – replaced by LAW20019 Law of Commerce
The general aim of this unit is to enable students to gain an understanding of the law applicable to contracts, and in particular those negotiated during the course of the establishment and conduct of businesses and entrepreneurial activities. Attention will be given to the legal repercussions of concluding a contract (including the impact of statute), the use of the contract document as a means of minimising risk and the effect of breaching obligations undertaken.

After successfully completing this unit, you will be able to:
  • Demonstrate a sound knowledge of the laws, (both statutory and common law), which impact on contracts
  • Apply contract law principles to everyday business activities and real world problems
  • Demonstrate an understanding of problem solving and analytical skills
  • Recognise diverse viewpoints and synthesise arguments from multiple points of view

Courses with unit

This is a unit of study in the Bachelor of Business suite.