Elements of Corporate and Business Law
Essex Business School
Undergraduate: Level 6
Thursday 03 October 2019
Saturday 14 December 2019
18 September 2019
Requisites for this module
BSC N400 Accounting,
BSC N401 Accounting (Including Foundation Year),
BSC N402 Accounting (Including Year Abroad),
BSC N404 Accounting (Including Placement Year)
The module gives non-specialist students an overview of the legal topics in the areas of corporate and business law.
The purpose of this module is to provide non-specialist students an overview of the following legal topics:
• Elements of the legal system of the UK
• The impact of civil and on business and professional services
• The impact of criminal law on business and professional services
• Company law
• Contract law
• Employment law
• Legal issues in connection with the financing of companies
• Insolvency law
On successful completion of the module, students will be able to:
• Understand important legal principles involved in the business environment
• Evaluate key legal issues relevant in both an academic and a commercial context
• Conduct legal research
• Apply the law to issues and problems
• Satisfy professional accounting body requirements
Skills for Your Professional Life (Transferable Skills)
This module facilitates the development of a range of transferable skills including (but not limited to) the following:
* Written Communication
* Oral Communication
* Critical Analysis
* Differentiation between relevant and irrelevant information
* Knowledge of developments in the law
* Time management and adherence to deadlines
* Application and adaptation of academic skills to a professional working environment
* Commercial awareness
* Submission of coherent and well-structured lines of argument supported by relevant academic and legal sources
* Ethical awareness and commitment required in being professional
There will be a two-hour lecture per week and a one-hour weekly class for ten weeks, followed by a revision lecture.
- Kelly, David. (2017) Business law, [Place of publication not identified]: Taylor & Francis.
The above list is indicative of the essential reading for the course. The library makes provision for all reading list items, with digital provision where possible, and these resources are shared between students. Further reading can be obtained from this module's reading list.
Assessment items, weightings and deadlines
|Coursework / exam
||1440 minutes during Summer (Main Period) (Main)
Module supervisor and teaching staff
Dr Mohamad Albakjaji, email: email@example.com.
Dr Javed Siddiqui
Senior Lecturer in Accounting
Available via Moodle
Of 87 hours, 51 (58.6%) hours available to students:
36 hours not recorded due to service coverage or fault;
0 hours not recorded due to opt-out by lecturer(s).
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