You can get to grips with commercial law!
If a sound understanding of the key elements of the nature and sources of New Zealand law and the core elements of the New Zealand legal system are crucial in your role then this course will provide you with the knowledge to perform. You will also learn the basic principles of the law of contract, the basic principles of property law and the relevant provisions of the Sale of Goods Act.
You can study fees-free
From 1 January 2018, tertiary education will be fees-free for eligible first-time tertiary students on programmes level 3 and above. You may be eligible to study this course fee-free. Find out if you’re eligible for free study.
Benefits to you
Understand the core elements of our legal system
This course will outline the core elements of the New Zealand legal system in particular section 5 (1) of the Interpretation Act to a legislative provision.
Learn the nature and sources of New Zealand law
The course also covers key elements of the nature and sources of New Zealand law including the Treaty of Waitangi, New Zealand’s Constitution, an overview of the role of courts and tribunals and the role of case law. You will also learn the basic principles of other legislative Acts and the principles of common law.
- Credit: 20
- EFTS: 0.166
- Level: 5
- Course fee: $760 (domestic students). Includes GST.
How long will it take?
This course is delivered over 19 weeks. NZQA guidelines suggest up to 200 hours of total study time for a 20 credit course. So to complete this course successfully in the 19 weeks you must be prepared to devote approximately 10.5 hours per week to your study. Depending on your previous academic online experience and course level this may vary to a certain degree.
If you want to study as a full-time student you can enrol on more than one course at a time. Please speak to one of our enrolment coordinators for more information on 0800 328 269 or refer to https://www.studylink.govt.nz/about-studylink/glossary/full-time-definition.html
Important information about this qualification:
- In January 2015, this qualification was replaced with alternative business qualifications. The last date of assessment for this qualification is December 2020. No new students will be able to enrol in this qualification after 31 December 2017. Please speak to a TANZ eCampus advisor if you require clarification or additional information on this qualification.
- The Introduction to Commercial Law course has a textbook requirement.
To find out more about registering for this course, visit: https://www.tanzecampus.com/how-to-register/
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“I would definitely recommend studying with TANZ eCampus. The things I have learned are shaping my thinking for the better. Not only will I be more efficient and effective in the workplace but the skills you learn can be applied to your personal life as well,”
TANZ eCampus is offered by seven of New Zealand’s major tertiary providers including:
All qualifications will be awarded by one of these providers. Courses completed through TANZ eCampus are industry recognised and accepted by the New Zealand Qualifications Authority (NZQA). Graduates may attend the graduation ceremony of the relevant tertiary partner and will receive a parchment from the institute at which they enrolled.