This course proposes to give the student the knowledge, skill and competence in the principles and practices of business law and its impact on a range of business organisations.
Who should complete this course?
Learners who successfully complete this course will:
Topics covered include:
The specific learning outcomes are grouped into 6 units.
Unit 1: The Irish Legal System and the Business Environment
Unit 2: Contract Law in Ireland
Unit 3: Company Law in Ireland
Unit 4: Consumer Law in Ireland
Unit 5: Consumer Credit in Ireland
Unit 6: Employment Law.
Programme Entry Requirements:
Progression to further Studies:
Assignments x 2 – 60%
Examination (Theory) – 40%*
The internal assessor will devise two briefs that require the candidates to produce pieces of work of a minimum of 1500 words each which will allow the candidate to demonstrate their understanding of the subject.
The internal assessor will devise a theory-based examination that assesses candidates’ ability to recall and apply theory and understanding gained through lectures, self-directed study and homework style exercises completed by the candidates during the module.
The examination will be based on a range of specific learning outcomes. The selection of questions will be varied and will include a combination of case note questions and questions which require a critical analysis of a legislative enactment of part thereof. Exam duration – 2hrs.
*Please Note: Students taking this module will have to sit an examination (€50.00) that is normally held in Dublin but arrangements can be made in outside centres around the country.
This can be paid before exam dates and is not required upon enrolment. This exam fee is not covered in the course fee/registration fee.
This QQI Business Law 5N2091 course is completed through Distance Learning Course and there are no lectures to attend.
Students can complete this course within 3 months which is ample time and can start it at any time of the year that is convenient. If students need to extend this period for any reason during or near the end of the course they can request an extension through the college.