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LW2903 - Business and Law

Offering Academic Unit
School of Law
Credit Units
3
Course Duration
One Semester
Course Offering Term*:
Semester A 2021/22, Semester B 2021/22

* The offering term is subject to change without prior notice
 
Course Aims

-      To introduce students to Business and Law

-      To introduce students to the Legal System of Hong Kong, Contract Law, Tort Law, Employment Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution. 

-   To develop an understanding of the basic principles relating to the Legal System of Hong Kong, Contract Law, Tort Law, Employment Law and Alternative Dispute Resolution. 

-   To develop an understanding and appreciation of the relevance of law to the students’ major discipline. 

-   To enable students to pursue an in-depth study of some of the contract and tort issues which have particular relevance to the students’ major discipline.


Assessment (Indicative only, please check the detailed course information)

Continuous Assessment: 30%
Examination: 70%
Examination Duration: 3 hours
Students are given one month to attempt the assignment question. Students are expected to identify all relevant legal issues and apply the law to the question.

The final examination consists of a 3 hours take home examination that aims to test the students’ ability to identify the legal issues and apply the relevant legal principles to the question.

A student must obtain a minimum mark of 30% in both the coursework and final examination, and an overall mark of 40% in order to pass this course.
 
Detailed Course Information

LW2903.pdf

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