MBAD658-19M4 (C) MBA Four 2019

Business Law

10 points

Start Date: Monday, 9 September 2019
End Date: Sunday, 3 November 2019
Withdrawal Dates
Last Day to withdraw from this course:
  • Without financial penalty (full fee refund): Friday, 20 September 2019
  • Without academic penalty (including no fee refund): Friday, 18 October 2019


The course will give participants an overview of selected areas of contract, business and employment law as well as taxation relevant to the business environment.

Learning Outcomes

The objectives of the course are to provide participants with a knowledge of the content, and practical application, of aspects of:

New Zealand legal system
Contract law and special types of contract
Business Structures
Employment law


Subject to approval of the MBA Director

Course Coordinator

Matthew Barber


Project 1: individual legal opinion (70%)

Project 2: individual case project (30%)

All projects are to be handed in to the MBA Administrator, or to the dropboxes on Rehua level 6 or 7.


NOTE: UC General Course and Examination Regulations

Appeals and Grievances

Special Consideration

Special Consideration Application

Textbooks / Resources

Recommended Textbook

Leigh Miller and Matthew Barber Understanding Commercial Law (9th ed, LexisNexis, Wellington, 2019)


Various readings and/or slides will be provided on Learn

Course links


Indicative Fees

Domestic fee $1,567.00

* All fees are inclusive of NZ GST or any equivalent overseas tax, and do not include any programme level discount or additional course-related expenses.

For further information see Master of Business Administration Programme .

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