The module aims to provide a coherent analysis of the relationship between law and business. Law is an important part of the business environment, providing a framework for the creation and regulation of business relationships and activities. This module will give students an understanding of the nature of law with particular reference to the English Legal System, Contract, Tort and other areas of law that affects businesses. Further, this module provides students with an opportunity to develop detailed knowledge and understanding of the sources and content of this area of law, alongside a parallel development of analytical, application and communication skills
On completion of this module the student will be able to:
B1Make effective use of critical thinking, for example, in evaluating statements in terms of evidence
B2 Make effective use of analysis, for example, to detect false logic or reasoning
B3 Make effective use of synthesis: for example in formulating and solving business problems.
B4 Make effective use of the principles, processes and evaluation of research and various data sources
C1 Make effective use of communication, IT, numeracy and quantitative skills.
C3 Make use of effective self-management in time, planning and behaviour.