Undergraduate Module Descriptor
LAW3083: Company Law Foundation
This module descriptor refers to the 2022/3 academic year.
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 Activities||Guided independent study||Placement / study abroad|
...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:
|Category||Hours of study time||Description|
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching activity||24||12 x 2 hour lectures, including introductory and revision sessions|
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching activity||4.5||3 x 1.5 hour Seminars|
|Guided independent study||54.5||Individual reading and lecture preparation|
|Guided independent study||20||Seminar preparation|
|Guided independent study||40||Assessment preparation|
|Guided independent study||7||Formative assessment|
This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).