Postgraduate Course: Company Law (LAWS11016)
|School||School of Law
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This course aims to give students a broad understanding of United Kingdom corporate law, including current changes; where appropriate, reference will be made to the position in Europe. The course seeks to develop awareness of the interaction between theory and practice, and the complex issues involved in balancing the needs of business and the community. It encourages students to consider the problems involved.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||Other requirements|| None
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites||Students should have studied Company Law in their home
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2017/18, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 40,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 8,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||The course will be assessed by two essays, as follows:
(i) First Essay this essay is worth 40% of the final mark, and is to be no more than eight pages in length.
(ii) Second Essay this essay is worth 60% of the final mark, and is to be no more than 15 pages in length.
|No Exam Information
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- A general understanding of the areas of corporate law discussed in the course;
- A detailed and specific knowledge of some particular areas of law within this broader framework;
- An introduction to major corporate law issues and debates; and
- A basic grounding in research skills and techniques in corporate law.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Keywords||Company law,corporate law
|Course organiser||Dr Ruiqiao Zhang
Tel: (0131 6)50 2029
|Course secretary||Ms Olivia Hayes
Tel: (0131 6)50 9588