Short Title:Company Law
Full Title:Company Law
Module Code:LAWS H2010
 
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Accounting and taxation
Module Delivered in 4 programme(s)
Reviewed By:Christine Nangle
Module Author:JOE VARLEY
Module Description:The aims of this module are to provide a knowledge and understanding of company law for an accountant in business. This knowledge and understanding will enable the student to liaise effectively with legal advisers, limit the legal exposure of the business and conduct business through and with companies. As law is an ongoing and dynamic subject the syllabus content will be expanded or modified, as the case may be, to reflect developments in the law set out in this Module.
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
LO1 Demonstrate an understanding of the implications of the relevant legal principles in business.
LO2 Apply the relevant legal principles in business.
LO3 Apply the relevant legal principles when acting as a director of a company.
LO4 Use the knowledge of the law relating to capital and security when dealing with shares or debentures.
LO5 Use the knowledge of company insolvency law when dealing with company insolvencies.
 

Module Content & Assessment

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Continuous Assessment The continuous assessment may take the form of an individual or group assessment. Examples of the form of an assessment include a timed assessment, a presentation, a report or a project and the assessment may be at a specific time, location or online. The foregoing examples are not an exhaustive list. The Learning Outcomes assessed may be any one or more of the Module Learning Outcomes and the Assessment Date may change from semester to semester. 1,2,3,4,5 30.00 Week 6
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam There will be a final examination at the end of the semester. The Learning Outcomes assessed may be any one or more of the Module Learning Outcomes. 1,2,3,4,5 70.00 End-of-Semester

TU Dublin – Tallaght Campus reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Class Based Instruction 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Independent Learning Reading/Study 6.00 Every Week 6.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture Class Based Instruction 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Independent Learning Reading/Study 7.00 Every Week 7.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 2.00
 

Module Resources

Required Book Resources
  • Callanan, G 2015, An Introduction to Irish Company Law, 4th Ed Ed., Gill and MacMillan
Recommended Book Resources
  • Hutchinson, B 2017, Keane on Company Law, 5th Ed Ed., Bloomsbury
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
  • Case studies, Moodle, Internet, guest lecturers.: Case studies, Moodle, Internet, video, guest lecturers.
  • Website: British and Irish Legal Information Institute
  • Website: Office of the Attorney General
  • Website: Company Law Reform Group
  • Website: Oireachtashttp://www.oireachtas.ie
  • Website: Irish Stock Exchangehttp://www.ise.ie/
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_BAACC_B Bachelor of Business (Honours) in Accounting & Finance 4 Mandatory
TA_BITNL_B Bachelor of Business (Hons) International Business 4 Elective
TA_BAACC_D Bachelor of Business in Accounting & Finance 4 Mandatory
TA_BITNL_D Bachelor of Business International Business 4 Elective