Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW2112C: Legal Foundations for Business

This module descriptor refers to the 2021/2 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

While the module’s precise content may vary, it is anticipated that it will cover the following topics:

  • Introduction to law for non-lawyers
  • The Law of Contract
  • Corporate Governance
  • Employment Law
  • Corporate Liability (including Torts such as defamation, nuisance and negligence and criminal offences)
  • Health & Safety at work

Learning and Teaching

This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad

...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activity11Lectures (11 x 1 hours)
Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activity12Workshops (6 x 2 hours)
Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activity3Surgeries (3 x 1 hour)
Guided Independent Study70Preparation of assignments
Guided Independent Study54Preparing for workshops and reading around the topics covered

Online Resources

This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).