Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW3103C: Foundations of Company Law

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;
  • Corporate duties

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 Activities1111 x 1hr lectures
Scheduled teaching and learning Activities2211 x 2 hour seminars
Guided Independent study33Individual reading and lecture preparation
Guided Independent study44Seminar Preparation
Guided Independent study10Formative written work preparation
Guided Independent study30Summative written assessment preparation

Online Resources

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