Business and Consumer Law
This module is intended to give the student a broad knowledge of the manner in which behaviour in society is regulated by legal principles. It will also provide the student with a knowledge of the principles of Irish law and increase the student's awareness of the need to consider legal consequences in the decision-making process and the application of legal principles in the world of business and commercial transactions.
Evaluate the overall sources, structure and administration of the legal system.
Assess the manner in which behaviour in society is regulated by legal principles.
Explain the legal status of contractual terms and the consequences of non-performance.
Evaluate the elements of the law of tort.
Describe the rights and protections afforded to consumers under Irish and European (EU) legislation.