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PL10120: French business environment 2: legal environment

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2019/0
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: Department of Politics, Languages and International Studies
Further information on credits Credits: 6      [equivalent to 12 CATS credits]
Further information on notional study hours Notional Study Hours: 120
Further information on unit levels Level: Certificate (FHEQ level 4)
Further information on teaching periods Period: Semester 2
Further information on unit assessment Assessment: CW 33%, ES 67%
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment:
Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites:
Further information on descriptions Description: Aims:
To introduce students to the underlying principles of French law and to outline the legal framework within which firms in France operate in specific domains.

Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
* show an understanding of the French legal system and the basic principles of French Business law;
* read and understand legal documents in French;
* understand and use appropriately French legal terminology.

Skills:
Skills in critical analysis, conceptual thinking, precision in the use of written and spoken language, exercise of independent judgement, reasoned argument, teamwork, and the planning/conduct/reporting of non-quantitative research are taught and assessed in this unit. Language skills are developed in this unit.

Content:
Introduction to the French legal system (Organisation of the judiciary, Political Institutions and Constitutional law, Legal procedure and legal methods); Principles of French business Law (Company law, Law of Obligations and Contracts, Employment law). The unit is taught in French.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:
NB. Postgraduate programme information will be added when the postgraduate catalogues are published in August 2019

PL10120 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

Department of Politics, Languages and International Studies
  • UXXX-AYB05 : BSc(Hons) International Management and Modern Languages (French) with Year Abroad (Year 1)

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