The law is the backbone of business. It regulates financial transactions, taxation and marketing processes, and in doing so applies the law of contract, tax and tort. It regulates those engaged in companies and partnerships and their banking and tax needs. It regulates new economic frontiers, such as e-commerce, via the development of cyber laws.
In addition to achieving the broad outcomes of their course, students successfully completing this major will be able to:
- identify and correctly apply relevant common law principles and legislation to relevant problems, scenarios or taxation matters, and to analyse, synthesise and conceptualise regulatory and legal information to support business decision making.
Business law and taxation is listed in the Bachelor of Business and Commerce at Malaysia as a major and minor.
Major requirements (48 points)
No more than 12 points at level 1 may be credited to a major and at least 18 points must be credited at level 3.
Students complete eight of the following units (48 points):
Minor requirements (24 points)
- The following three units (18 points):
- One unit from the following (6 points):
- BTW2241 Comparative workplace relations law
- BTW2320 Current issues in corporate governance
- BTW3201 International trade law
- BTW3233 Conventional and Islamic finance law
- BTW3281 Marketing law
Successful completion of the major can be counted towards meeting the requirements for the following single degree:
- B2026 Bachelor of Business and Commerce
Students in other single bachelor's degrees may be eligible to complete the major using 48 points of their free electives.
Successful completion of the major can be counted towards meeting the requirements for the Bachelor of Business and Commerce component in the following double degree:
- B2027 Bachelor of Business and Commerce and Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies