Legal Studies for Accounting and Finance
Level 1 (CQFW Level 4), 20 Credits.
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The Legal Studies module is designed to provide students with a comprehensive understanding of the court structure, procedures and personnel of the legal system of the UK and the EU. Issues also considered are: tort and contractual liability; common law and statutory remedies; and an introduction to employment law.
Did you know that you might be able to take this course for FREE? If you receive DWP benefits then you may be eligible for our Fee Waiver scheme.
Who is this course for?
Legal Studies for Accounting and Finance is a stand alone 20 credit module on the Pathway to Accounting / Accounting and Finance programme. The course is part of the Pathways to Degree in Business from Cardiff Business School and credits can be applied to that programme, it’s also ideal for Professional Development or for those with an interest in the subject.
Learning and Teaching
Tutor-led classroom sessions, student-led seminars.
There will be two Saturday schools for Study Skills.
Your learning and teaching for this module is underpinned by self-directed study.
Coursework and Assessment
To award credits we need to have evidence of the knowledge and skills you have gained or improved.
On the Pathway Programme you will have formal assessments. These will take the form of class tests, written assignments, a course journal or a portfolio. Your assessments are designed to prepare you for further study in a degree setting.
- A.W. Bradley and K.D. Ewing 2007 14th edition Constitutional and administrative law Harlow : Pearson Longman
- R. J. Walker, M.G. Walker, R. Ward, A. Wragg 2011 11th edition Walker & Walker’s English Legal System Oxford : Oxford University Press
Library and Computing Facilities
As a student on this course you must join and use the University library and computing facilities. You can find out more about these facilities on our website www.cardiff.ac.uk/learn under Student Information, or by ringing your Pathway organiser Jan Stephens on (029) 2087 6248.
Accessibility of Courses
Our aim is access for all. We aim to provide a confidential advice and support service for any student with a long term medical condition, disability or specific learning difficulty. We are able to offer one-to-one advice about disability, pre-enrolment visits, liaison with tutors and co-ordinating lecturers, material in alternative formats, arrangements for accessible courses, assessment arrangements, loan equipment and Dyslexia screening. Please contact the Centre on (029) 2087 0000 for an information leaflet.
A range of further information can be found on our web site www.cardiff.ac.uk/learn or in Choices. This includes the times and dates of courses and an explanation of accreditation and credit levels.