Aims and Fit of Module
The module introduces students to the basic principles of English Law that may be encountered in business or professional practices. It highlights the important legal principles that affect day-to-day business transactions and relationships, making students aware of the legal responsibilities and obligations of companies and employees.
A. Understand the classification of law and identify the essential sources of English law
B. Understand the fundamental legal principles of contract law
C. Understand the fundamental legal principles of company law
D. Apply English law to interpret case scenarios
Method of teaching and learning
The module will be delivered through a combination of lectures and tutorials. Lectures will provide a basic guide and introduction to the topic. The tutorial will use a combination of case analysis, hypothetical situations and guest lectures to deepen the student’s understanding of that week’s topic.