Course Title: Singapore Company Law

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Singapore Company Law

Credit Points: 12


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


Singapore Inst of Management


615H Accounting


Offsh 3 09


Singapore Inst of Management


615H Accounting


Offsh 1 10,
Offsh 3 10


Singapore Inst of Management


660H Graduate School of Business and Law


Offsh 1 11,
Offsh 3 11,
Offsh1 12,
Offsh3 12,
Offsh1 13,
Offsh1 14,
Offsh3 14,
Offsh1 15,
Offsh3 15,
Offsh1 16,
Offsh3 16,
Offsh1 17,
Offsh3 17,
Offsh1 18,
Offsh3 18

Course Coordinator: Aaron Lane

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 2000

Course Coordinator Email:

Course Coordinator Location: Melbourne

Course Coordinator Availability: by appointment

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


A basic understanding of the process for problem-based learning is also required.

In addition, students are required to have a basic understanding of the Australian legal system, and in particular, understanding of the legal principles relating to agency and trusts, contracts, negligence and statutory interpretation. This knowledge is introduced in Commercial Law and further developed in Company Law. Students are strongly recommended to have completed Commercial Law prior to enrolling in Company Law.

Course Description

This Course will enable a student to acquire an understanding of the legal principles relating to registered companies.Company Law is a compulsory core unit in the Bachelor of Business (Accounting) degree and is required for membership of the CPA Australia and the ICAA for all College of Business students seeking this form of proferssional recognition. The course will assist you to comprehend and communicate legal information and principles.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course you will be able to:

1. apply company law principles to hypothetical legal situations
2. conduct effective legal research
3. critically analyse legal problems
4. communicate in writing in a precise manner using appropriate legal terminology.

Overview of Learning Activities

Students will engage in lectures and seminars and undertake small group work relating to legal problems.

Overview of Learning Resources

Students will be advised of the prescribed text for this course and other reading materials upon enrolment.

Other materials are supplied either online or in printed form.

Overview of Assessment

The courses of the RMIT Graduate School of Business and Law use assessment to measure and report on your achievement of capabilities against learning outcomes and to provide you with feedback on your performance and progress.

Assessment you may face in this course include:

  • internal tests to allow students to demonstrate their basic understanding of legal principles and/or an assignment that requires students to critically analyse hypothetical legal problems, correctly identifying relevant legal issues, discussing the law that applies to those issues and correctly applying relevant legal principles.
  • an end of semester exam will test the student’s ability to understand and apply Singapore Company Law principles to a variety of hypothetical legal scenarios.