Perform new course search

Search Filter

Competition and Consumer Law (6593.6)

Level: Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands:

Band 3 2013-2020 (Expires 31 Dec 2020) Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021) Band 5 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)

Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline: Canberra Law School



    Unit Outlines

    To view your Unit Outline, click View to log in to MyUC and access this information, or visit your unit's online teaching site.

    • Semester 1, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (154885) - View
    • Semester 1, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (145297) - View

    If a link to your Unit Outline is not displayed, please check back later. Unit Outlines are generally published by Week One of the relevant teaching period.


    This unit examines the nature and operation of Australian competition and consumer protection law, primarily under the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth). Consumer protection will be considered, although to a lesser extent, under other Commonwealth, State and Territory legislation.

    Learning Outcomes

    The unit is broadly divided into two subject areas -

    1. Competition Law, focusing on areas including market definition, competition, market power, cartels, anti-competitive agreements, exclusive dealing, resale price maintenance, anti-competitive mergers and acquisitions, authorisation and notifications and remedies and enforcement; and

    2. Consumer Law, focusing on areas including the changes to consumer protection pursuant to the Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth), misleading or deceptive conduct, unconscionable conduct, unfair contracts regime, false or misleading representations, other unfair practices, consumer guarantees, product safety standards, remedies and enforcement.

    Contact Hours

    3 hours per week


    Legal Systems, 6602, or equivalent AND Legal Methods and Skills, 6601.

    Assumed Knowledge

    Basic knowledge of the legal system.

    Referenced Courses

    Print this page
    Why choose UC

    Perform new course search

    Search Filter

    Frequently Asked Questions