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Business Law A

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Programme: Undergraduate

Module Code: N11120

Semester: Autumn

Convenor: Katy Ferris

Credits & Level: 10 credits; Level 1

Pre-requisites: None.

Co-requisites: None.

Target Students: Available to all students. Not available to students from the School of Law.

Delivery: 20 one-hour lectures, 1 one-hour revision lecture and 4 one-hour tutorials.

Assessment: One 1.5-hour problem and essay-based examination (100%)

Exam Format:Section A: Answer FOUR out of SIX short essay questions (40%). Section B: Answer ONE out of TWO problem questions (60%).

Summary of Content UK legal framework
Impact of EU legislation
Law of contract - essential elements, performance and remedies.
Business and the Law of Tort
Employment Law
Law in a local and global context

Aims This module introduces participants to the study of law in a business context.

Key Words: Business Law

Learning Objectives & Outcomes Knowledge and understanding
This module develops a knowledge and understanding of:
  • Leadership, management and development of people including the implications of the legal context
  • Leadership, management and development of organisations including the implications of the legal context
  • Business Law and the English Legal System.
Intellectual skills
This module develops:
  • The ability to analyse facts and circumstances to determine the cause of a problem and identifying and selecting appropriate solutions
  • Conceptual and critical thinking, analysis, synthesis and evaluation



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