Principles of Business and Company Law in the United Kingdom
- Module code
- Module leader
- Peter Morris
- Module level
- Module credits
- Min study time
- 75 hours
- Contact Hrs within study time
- 18 hours
- Teaching period
- January – March
A brief introduction, in each case, of some practical applications of laws relating to the following areas: contract, tort, employment, the environment, and forms of business organisations (companies and partnerships).
To achieve credit for this module, students must be able to:
- Recognise and explain aspects of business law as it relates to organisations in the United Kingdom.
- Apply specifically laws appropriately to everyday business situations.
- Identify situations where they would need professional advice on legal issues.
- Discuss and review potential problem solving using legal case studies.
|Coursework||1 x Case Study||100%|
Students should be familiar with the content of at least one of the following:
- Bennett, G. and Upex, R. (2008) Davies on contract. 10th edn. Sweet & Maxwell.
- Cooke, J. (2011) Law of tort. 10th edn. Pearson Education.
- Elliott, C. and Quinn, F. (2011) English legal system. 12th edn. Longman.
- Marsh, S.B. and Soulsby, J. (2002) Business law. 8th edn. Nelson Thornes.
- Nairns, J. (2008) Employment law for business students. 3rd edn. Pearson Education.
- Riches, S. and Allen, V. (2013) Keenan and Riches' business law. 11th edn. Pearson Education.