Principles of Commercial Law in Ireland

Dublin City University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Principles of Commercial Law in Ireland

  • Host University

    Dublin City University

  • Location

    Dublin, Ireland

  • Area of Study

    Corporate Studies, Irish Culture, Pre-Law

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


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    Hours & Credits

  • ECTS Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    To examine the most significant principles and rules of law that have a direct bearing on doing business in Ireland. Core aspects of contract, tort and commercial law will be covered.

    Learning Outcomes
    1. describe and outline the rules of law relating to contract formation and substantive terms of contracts,
    2. apply the law to hypothetical factual situations and construct an effective argument
    3. describe and outline the rules of tort law relating to the general tort of negligence and the specific application of that tort in key areas
    4. describe and critically evaluate the role of law in identifying the contract of employment

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