Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW3083: Company Law Foundation

This module descriptor refers to the 2019/0 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

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;Overview of business and organisational structures, including introduction to partnership law and LLPs
  • Corporate form and structure
  • Ownership and control: shareholders, directors and decision-making; corporate governance ;
  • Duties and remedies: directors’ duties;
  • Shareholder remedies;
  • Revision Session

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 activity2412 x 2 hour lectures, including introductory and revision sessions
Scheduled Learning and Teaching activity4.53 x 1.5 hour Seminars
Guided independent study54.5Individual reading and lecture preparation
Guided independent study20Seminar preparation
Guided independent study40Assessment preparation
Guided independent study 7Formative assessment

Online Resources

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