Core Module Information
Module title: Business and Corporate Law

SCQF level: 08:
SCQF credit value: 20.00
ECTS credit value: 10

Module code: LAW08102
Module leader: Grant Stirling
School The Business School
Subject area group: Law

There are no pre-requisites for this module to be added

Description of module content:

This module covers the following topics: Sources of law and legal system, contract, delict, consumer law, agency law, partnership law, company law, personal and corporate insolvency law, employment law, data protection, freedom of information, and intellectual property.

Learning Outcomes for module:

LO1: Understand the law relating to certain essential topics within the area of business law.
LO2: Apply the law relating to those topics.
LO3: Be aware of those topics' applicability to business.
LO4: Discuss coherently problematic issues in the law relating to those topics.

Full Details of Teaching and Assessment
2023/4, Trimester 1, FACE-TO-FACE, Edinburgh Napier University
Occurrence: 001
Primary mode of delivery: FACE-TO-FACE
Location of delivery: CRAIGLOCKHAR
Partner: Edinburgh Napier University
Member of staff responsible for delivering module: Grant Stirling
Module Organiser:

Student Activity (Notional Equivalent Study Hours (NESH))
Mode of activityLearning & Teaching ActivityNESH (Study Hours)
Face To Face Lecture 24
Face To Face Tutorial 12
Independent Learning Guided independent study 162
Face To Face Centrally Time Tabled Examination 2
Total Study Hours200
Expected Total Study Hours for Module200

Type of Assessment Weighting % LOs covered Week due Length in Hours/Words
Essay 50 1-4 8 , WORDS= 2000
Centrally Time Tabled Examination 50 1-4 14/15 HOURS= 02.00, WORDS= 0
Component 1 subtotal: 50
Component 2 subtotal: 50
Module subtotal: 100

Indicative References and Reading List - URL:
Business and Corporate Law