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IB237 - Business Law 2

  • Module code: IB237
  • Module name: Business Law 2
  • Department: Warwick Business School
  • Credit: 12

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

This module aims to enable you to understand the basic concepts and principles of contract law and the importance of contract formation in the business world, and the basic concepts of the tort of negligence.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of the module you should be able to: understand the basic principles and theories underlying the law of contract; understand the basic theories and principles underlying the law of tort; conduct independent research of set issues using library and electronic sources; present reasoned arguments orally and on paper; work in teams to prepare and present case-studies; support arguments by reference to appropriate sources; analyse texts and oral presentations; test and refine hypotheses; analyse legal problems; prepare and present legal arguments for both sides of a legal dispute; evaluate and criticise current law and reform proposals.

Timetabled teaching activities

2 x 1 hour lecture per week, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week

Departmental link

http://www.wbs.ac.uk/students/undergraduate/

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
12 CATS (Module code: IB237-12)
D1 (Assessed/examined work) Assessed Course Work 20%
Examination - Main Summer Exam Period (weeks 4-9) 80%
Examination - Main Summer Exam Period (weeks 4-9) 100%
Examination - Main Summer Exam Period (weeks 4-9) 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core

N/A

Optional
  • Undergraduate International Business (N140) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate International Business with French (N1R1) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate International Business with German (N1R2) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate International Business with Italian (N1R3) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate International Business with Spanish (N1R4) - Year 4
  • BSc in Management (N201) - Year 3
  • BSc in Management (with Intercalated Year/UPP) (N202) - Year 4
  • BSc in International Management (N203) - Year 4
  • BSc in Management (with Intercalated Year/UPP) (N210) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Accounting and Finance (NN35) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Accounting and Finance (NN35) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Accounting and Finance (with Intercalated Year/Undergraduate Partnership Programme) (NN36) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Accounting and Finance (with Intercalated Year/Undergraduate Partnership Programme) (NN36) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Accounting and Finance (with Intercalated Year/Undergraduate Partnership Programme) (NN36) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Accounting and Finance (with Intercalated Year/Undergraduate Partnership Programme) (NN37) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Accounting and Finance (with Intercalated Year/Undergraduate Partnership Programme) (NN37) - Year 4