Business and Company Law
- Module code
- Module leader
- Peter Morris
- Module level
- Module credits
- Min study time
- 75 hours
- Contact Hrs within study time
- 18 hours
- Teaching period
- October - January
A brief overview in each case, of some practical application 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:
- Understand and appreciate aspects of business law as it relates to organisations.
- Apply knowledge of law to everyday business situations.
- Recognise situations where they would need professional advice on legal issues.
- Discuss and analyse potential solutions to law cases.
|Coursework||1 x case study analysis||50%|
|Examination||1 x 1.5 hour unseen exam||50%|
Students should be familiar with the content of at least one of the following:
- Marsh, S. B. and Soulsby, J. (1993). Business Law. 8th edition. Nelson Thornes Ltd.
- Bell, S. and McGillivray, D. (2000). Ball and Bell on Environmental Law. 5th edition. Blackstone Press.
- Selwyn, N.M. (2004). Selwyn’s Law of Employment. 3rd edition. Lexis Nexis.
- Keenan, D. (2002). Smith and Keenan’s Company Law. 12th edition. Longman.
- Adams, Longshaw and Morris. (2005). Business Law and Practice. 1st edition. College of Law Publishing.