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Parent Programme
Bachelor of Business
MODULE NFQ
Level 6
MODULE CREDIT UNITS
ECTS: 10
MODULE TITLE
Business Law
Reference Code: BB7 618
STAGE
Year 2
Spring Semester 2
12 Weeks Full-Time X 6 Hours per week
12 Weeks Part-Time X 4 Hours per week

Minimum Intended Learning Outcomes (MIMLOs)

Upon successful completion of this module, the learner should be able to:
LO 1
Identify the essential ingredients of a valid and enforceable contract including remedies for breaches.
LO 2
Describe the Sale of Goods Act and the rights of consumers.
LO 3
Discuss company formation, shareholders, examinership, receivership, liquidation.
LO 4
Identify directors’ duties, obligations and liabilities.
LO 5
Discuss employment law in regard to employers obligations and rights of employees.
LO 6
Explain data protection in respect of: employees, customers, marketing, e–business.
LO 7
Describe patents, copyright and intellectual property rights, including passing off.

Assessment

MIMLOs
Assessment
Percentage
1
Group Project on legal disputes with presentation
30%
2
Essay
30%
3, 4, 5, 6, 7
Final Examination
40%

Reassessment Opportunity

Where the combined marks of the assessment and examination do not reach the pass mark the learner will be required to repeat the element of assessment that they failed. Reassessment materials will be published on Moodle after the Examination Board and will be aligned to the MIMLOs and learners will be capped at 40% unless there are personal mitigating circumstances.

Business Law

Aims & Objectives

The aim is to provide learners, in a general sense, of the main areas of law relevant to business, so that it enables them to understand why these laws are essential in business relationships thus facilitating a capacity to analyse and apply these laws in the course of their business dealings.

  • Learners will acquire knowledge of the principles, doctrines and rules of modern business law.
  • Gain and understanding of business law that is essential for anyone working in a business environment.

 

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