Open Study College

Business Law Level 4

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Develop a solid understanding of Business Law, from the comfort of your own home! With this intriguing course from Open Study College, you will learn the ins and outs of Business Law and gain an all-round knowledge which can be useful in the workplace, especially if you deal with legal matters in your current or future job role. You could also use this course as a way to get started in the legal industry, as it gives you a detailed insight into how lawyers and solicitors operate.

This course is conveniently designed for home study, so you can study whenever and from wherever you would like. The course will take approximately 120 hours to complete and will be assessed through a series of written assignments. There is no time limit to complete the requirements, so you can work at your own pace. You'll also have access to friendly, experienced tutors who will guide you every step of the way.

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a level 4 NCFE Award certificate of achievement. That means that it is independently accredited at a level of learning equivalent to level 4 on The Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. NCFE is recognised as an Awarding Organisation by the qualification regulators for England, Wales, and Northern Ireland.

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What you'll learn on the course

Company Law
IT Law
Business Law
European Law
Contracts
IT
Law
Civil law
Criminal law
Tort law
Data Protection Act
Causation
Defences

Course programme

Unit 1: The English Legal System

  • Criminal law
  • Civil law
  • Sources of law
  • Common law and equity
  • Courts of law
  • Tribunals and appeals
  • Dispute resolution
  • Legal personnel
  • Precedent and rules of interpretation

Unit 2: Company Law

  • What is a business?
  • Types of business
  • Shares and shareholders
  • Directors
  • Meetings and company records
  • Financial difficulties
  • Types of liquidation

Unit 3: The Law of Contract

  • Terminology
  • Contract formalities
  • Contractual terms
  • Unfair terms in Consumer Contract Regulations 1999
  • Discharge of contract

Unit 4: The Law of Tort

  • Negligence
  • The duty of care
  • Causation
  • Other torts
  • Defences
  • Remedies

Unit 5: Employment Law

  • Sources of law
  • Employment tribunals
  • ACAS (Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service)
  • Employment status
  • Workers
  • Terminology
  • Discrimination
  • Data Protection Act

Unit 6: European Law

  • Key treaties
  • Institutions of the European Union
  • Sources of European Law
  • Supremacy of European Law
  • Direct effect
  • Emanation of the state
  • Liability of the state
  • The internal market

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