Business Law & Legal Studies


This module will give students an introduction into the area of the Irish legal process, legal research methods, EU law, contract, commercial, tort, employment and company law.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Explain and apply the principles of Irish Law and the legal process.

  2. Explain the role and functions of the EU Institutions and apply the principles of EU Law.

  3. Describe and apply the principles of Contract law and consumer legislation.

  4. Explain and apply the principles of Tort Law.

  5. Explain the principles of Employment Law.

  6. Explain the principles in relation to the formation of a company.

  7. Gather, analyse, and assimilate legal information from various sources, correctly reference legal sources and apply legal theories to case studies through research, critical analysis and reasoning.

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