Introduction to Comparative Business Law – introduces you to common law and civil law legal systems, and compares and contrasts their different approaches to legislative interpretation, use of precedent and codification. It also examines the role of European Union law in attempting to harmonise the law relating to contract and sale of goods.
Research Methods – this module looks at the main methods of social science research, including qualitative and quantitative. It considers the elements of valid and reliable research and the various approaches that can be considered in designing a research strategy. Technical skills of research in law in the UK and EU will also be covered.
You must also select a further 90 credits of taught elective modules for study in the 1st and 2nd semesters in accordance with your interests and needs from a range of 15 and 30-credit optional modules The following are examples of the elective modules offered:
- European E-Commerce
- European Union Competition Law 1
- European Union Competition Law 2 (you must have studied the previous module to choose this elective)
- Intellectual Property Law
- International Carriage of Goods Law
- International Exploitation of Intellectual Property Rights
- International Sales Law
- Law of Sale and Supply of Goods
- Private International Law
Note: These modules are indicative and based on the current academic session. Exact modules may vary in order to keep content current. Course information is correct at the time of publication and is subject to review.