Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW3083H: Company Law Foundation

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

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

Whilst the module’s precise content may vary from year to year, it is envisaged that the syllabus will cover some or all of the following topics:

  • Introduction: business enterprise and the company ;
  • 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 Activity44 x 1 hour tutorials
Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activity1212 x 1 hour lectures
Guided Independent study94Reading and preparing for tutorials
Guided Independent study40Researching and writing essays

Online Resources

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