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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW3083C: Company Law Foundation

This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 academic year.

Please note that this module is only delivered on the Penryn Campus.

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;

Corporate formĀ  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 activity 1111 x 1 hour lectures
Scheduled Learning and Teaching activity 2211 x 2 hour teacher-led seminars
Guided Independent Study33Individual reading and lecture preparation
Guided Independent Study44Seminar preparation
Guided Independent Study10Formative essay preparation
Guided Independent Study30Summative assessment preparation

Online Resources

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