Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW2112C: Legal Foundations for Business

This module descriptor refers to the 2022/3 academic year.

Module Aims

This module is an important aspect of your business education, and will provide a foundation for any career that you might wish to pursue when you graduate. A sound grasp of the law is assumed of any accomplished businessperson, and to achieve this as part of your undergraduate study is sure to set you apart from competitors. This module will provide a legal platform in business to ensure compliance, while arming you with the awareness to you need to identify when a legal professional might be required.


This module aims to introduce you to the various sectors of business law which underpin a sustainable organisation, offering an overview of basic principles while providing you with a practical understanding of key legislation.


Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs)

This module's assessment will evaluate your achievement of the ILOs listed here – you will see reference to these ILO numbers in the details of the assessment for this module.

On successfully completing the programme you will be able to:
Module-Specific Skills1. Demonstrate a critical understanding of the key legal mechanisms that impact business
2. Apply law to support sustainable business practice.
Discipline-Specific Skills3. Apply foundational principles of legal issue spotting
4. Construct and support an analysis using legal sources
Personal and Key Skills5. Demonstrate your ability to communicate appropriately to professionals and lay persons respectively