Short Title:Hospitality and Tourism Law
Full Title:Hospitality and Tourism Law
Module Code:LAWS H2019
 
Credits: 5
Field of Study:Combined Arts
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Reviewed By:Christine Nangle
Module Author:JOE VARLEY
Module Description:The aims of this module are to introduce the student to the legal system and to give the student a knowledge and understanding of selected areas of law relevant to a business in the hospitality and tourism industry. This knowledge and understanding will give the student an appreciation of how the legal system works, enable the student to limit the legal exposure of the business and liaise effectively with legal advisers. 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 Describe the legal system.
LO2 Demonstrate an understanding of the implications of the relevant legal principles for the business.
LO3 Use the knowledge of commercial law in business.
LO4 Use the knowledge of the law of tort and employment law in business.
LO5 Apply the knowledge of hospitality and tourism law in business.
 

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 8
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Formal Exam There will be a final exam 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
  • Keenan, Aine 2012, Essentials of Irish Business Law, Gill & Macmillan
Recommended Book Resources
  • McCutcheon, P., Bruton,C., Coffey, G 2014, Byrne and McCutcheon on the Irish Legal System, 6th Ed., Bloomsbury
  • Cassidy, C 2010, Cassidy on the Licensing Acts, 3rd Ed., Clarus Press
  • Quill, E 2014, Torts in Ireland, 4th Ed., Round Hall Press
  • Faulkner, M. 2018, Essentials of Irish Labour Law, 3rd Ed., Clarus Press
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources
 

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
TA_HHOTM_B Bachelor of Arts (Honours) International Hospitality & Tourism Management 4 Mandatory