Undergraduate Module Descriptor
LAW3043: Company Law
This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.
It is envisaged that the syllabus will include the following topics in the following order although precise content and order may vary.
Introduction business enterprise and the company
Corporate form and structure: corporate personality and lifting the veil of incorporation; the company’s constitution
Ownership and control: shareholders, directors and decision-making; corporate governance
Duties and remedies: directors' duties; shareholder remedies
Dealing with the outside world: contractual, tortious and criminal responsibility; corporate social responsibility
Capital: share capital; loan capital
Corporate Insolvency: insolvency and corporate rescue; winding up of companies; liability of directors on insolvent liquidation
Learning and Teaching
This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities||Guided independent study||Placement / study abroad|
...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:
|Category||Hours of study time||Description|
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching activity||46||23 x 2 hour Lectures (including introductory and revision sessions)|
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching activity||9||6 x 1.5 hour Workshops|
|Guided Independent Study||120||Individual reading and lecture preparation|
|Guided Independent Study||35||Workshop preparation|
|Guided Independent Study||80||Assessment preparation|
|Guided Independent Study||10||Formative assessment|
This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).