Business Law Level 4

Course code: OSC1048
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Develop a solid understanding of business law from home!

  • Identify the principles of English law and how the English legal system operates.
  • Discover the sources of law, the roles of different courts, and the different personnel that work in the legal system.
  • Understand the different types of business structure and their benefits.
  • Become fully confident in your understanding of business law and how it relates to consumers and business owners.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are encouraging learners to select online study as the delivery of study packs is likely to be delayed. For those students who still wish to select study pack, we are providing free e-learning access, where available, to avoid any interruption of study. These students will receive access to our e-learning platform within 24 hours, and their study pack will follow in due course. Students who wish to study online only, are unaffected and will receive their e-learning access within 24 hours.

Course Overview

All course materials will be delivered to you by post or via email, so it couldn’t be easier. Our experienced and friendly tutors will help you every step of the way by phone and post.

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. Completed coursework can be delivered by post or via email, so handing in an assignment is simple.

Course Duration

Up to 1 year.

Course Outcome

You will receive a Certificate of Achievement in Business Law Level 4.

Entry Requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.

Assessment

Tutor-marked assignments.

Course Content
  • Criminal law
  • Civil law
  • Sources of law
  • Common law and equity
  • Courts of law
  • Tribunals and appeals
  • Dispute resolution
  • Legal personnel
  • Precedent and rules of interpretation
  • What is a business?
  • Types of business
  • Shares and shareholders
  • Directors
  • Meetings and company records
  • Financial difficulties
  • Types of liquidation
  • Terminology
  • Contract formalities
  • Contractual terms
  • Unfair terms in Consumer Contract Regulations 1999
  • Discharge of contract
  • Negligence
  • The duty of care
  • Causation
  • Other torts
  • Defences
  • Remedies
  • Sources of law
  • Employment tribunals
  • ACAS (Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service)
  • Employment status
  • Workers
  • Terminology
  • Discrimination
  • Data Protection Act
  • Key treaties
  • Institutions of the European Union
  • Sources of European law
  • Supremacy of European law
  • Direct effect
  • Emanation of the state
  • Liability of the state
  • The internal market
Extra Info

Assessment

The business law course is assessed by a series of written assignments, which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination is required.

Course Duration

You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies. This more than enough time to give you flexibility and work at your own pace without the pressure of deadlines.

Study Method

You will study this course by distance learning, which will enable you to learn when and where you want. You can study from home or at work, it is completely up to you. All your materials will be posted or emailed to you online, whichever you choose. You will also receive tutor support by email, so help is only a click away!

Course Outcomes

At the end of this course, successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

Awarding body

This course has been endorsed by ABC Awards and Certa Awards for its high-quality. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. We will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example, progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the ABC Awards and Certa Awards website. This course has been benchmarked at Level 4 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of knowledge and understanding that you would expect at this level.

Q&As

No previous knowledge or skills are required to enrol onto this course.

• Dedicated personal tutor support
• Dedicated student support
• Assignment marking and feedback
• FREE CV writing service
• FREE employability guide to help you impress future employers
• FREE XO Student Discounts card
• * Comprehensive study guide
• * Open Study College pen and highlighter
• * Student study planner
• * Student notebook
• * Document wallet

* Not included with the online study option

No, everything you need is included in the price!

It's not a problem. We offer a course replacement service, so if you get into trouble and your course pack is lost or damaged, our Student Support Team can provide you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee.

That's not a problem. We want to make sure you’re 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our Student Adviser Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.

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