Course Brief

The syllabus aims to develop knowledge and skills in the understanding of the general legal framework, and of specific legal areas relating to business,
recognising the need to seek further specialist legal advice where necessary

 

 


  • This course is offered in 67 hours

On successful completion of this paper candidates
should be able to:

  • Identify the essential elements of the legal system, including the main sources of law. 
  • Recognise and apply the appropriate legal rules relating to the law of obligations. 
  • Explain and apply the law relating to employment relationships.
  • Distinguish between alternative forms and constitutions of business organisations. 
  • Recognise and compare types of capital and the financing of companies. 
  • Describe and explain how companies are managed, administered and regulated. 
  • Recognise the legal implications relating to insolvency law. 
  • Demonstrate an understanding of corporate fraudulent and criminal behaviour.

Course Content

  • Essential elements of the legal system.
  • The law of obligations.
  • Employment law.
  • The formation and constitution of business organizations.
  • Capital and the financing of companies.
  • Management, administration and regulation of companies. 
  • Insolvency law.
  • Corporate fraudulent and criminal behaviour

The syllabus is assessed by:

  • A two-hour computer-based examination. 
  • The examination consists of:
    Section A
    – 25 x 2 mark objective test questions 50%
    o 20 x 1 mark objective test
    questions 20%

    Section B
    – 5 x 6 mark multi-task question 30%
    100%. 
  • All questions are compulsory.
  • The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA)

    The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) offers a professional qualification, which has been recognised and respected across the world for over 100 years. ACCA is currently the largest British accountancy body with over 180,000 members and 480,000 students in 181 countries.

    July - December 2018 Semester Schedules for ACCA (Champs Fleurs):

    July - December 2018 Semester Schedules for ACCA (San Fernando):

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    ACCA Course Outlines/ Lecture Sequences for the July - December 2018 Semester


    Collect more Certifications along your journey towards ACCA Membership!

    Gain a Diploma in Accounting and Business when you pass the first three exams of the ACCA Qualification (F1, F2 and F3), and the Foundations in Professionalism (FIP) ethics module.

    An Advanced Diploma in Accounting and Business can also be achieved by successfully completing all exams in the Fundamental level (F1 – F9) of the ACCA programme and the Ethics and Professional Skills module.

    Get a BSc (Hons) degree in Applied Accounting at the same time as becoming a qualified accountant through ACCA’s partnership with Oxford Brookes University (OBU). This is the perfect way to gain an extra qualification without doubling your workload. Having this degree with an ACCA qualification is a powerful combination of qualifications, which puts you in demand with employers, and increases your career prospects.

    To achieve this, you need to:

    • Pass your ACCA Qualification exams
    • Pass the Ethics and Professional Skills Module
    • Submit a research and analysis project.

    Expand your potential; go beyond ACCA!

    ACCA graduates can seamlessly progress to one of our Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University MBA or MSc programmes, which we have been offering for over 24 years

    ACCA graduates can gain a fast-track entry through free-of-charge credit transfer and exemption when they matriculate for the MSc in Financial Management or the MBA programme offered by Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University.

    Entitlement to credit transfer or exemption will be assessed on an individual basis. A maximum of four exemptions from the nine-module programme may be available.


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  • The syllabus aims to develop knowledge and skills in the understanding of the general legal framework, and of specific legal areas relating to business,
    recognising the need to seek further specialist legal advice where necessary