Full Title:Legal Compliance and Accountability
Module Code:LAW B7006
 
Credits: 5
Valid From:Semester 1 - 2013/14 ( September 2013 )
Module Delivered in 1 programme(s)
Module Description:no description provided
Learning Outcomes:
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to
  1. Identify the forms of business organisation in Ireland and describe the characteristics of each.
  2. Explain the relevance of data protection to those in the IT industry.
  3. Identify legislation relevant to the IT industry.
  4. Distinguish between various forms of Intellectual Property relevant to the IT industry.
 

Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Business Forms
Distinction between a sole trader, partnership and private limited company. Overview of incorporation of a company. Company law compliance in Ireland.
Intellectual Property
Overview of law of Copyright, Database Rights and Trademarks in Ireland
Data Protection
Study the data protection rules in Ireland.
Information Technology Legislation
Overview of the suite of legislation relevant to the IT industry.
Assessment Breakdown%
Course Work40.00%
End of Module Formal Examination60.00%

Full Time

Course Work
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Group Project Group projects enabling student to gain better understanding of relevant legal issues in co-operation with peers. 1 20.00 0 0 Week 5 0
Group Project Group projects enabling student to gain better understanding of relevant legal issues in co-operation with peers. 2 20.00 0 0 Week 10 0
No Project
No Practical
End of Module Formal Examination
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Marks Out Of Pass Marks Assessment Date Duration
Formal Exam End-of-Semester Final Examination 1,2,3,4 60.00 0 0 End-of-Semester 0
Reassessment Requirement
No repeat examination
Reassessment of this module will be offered solely on the basis of coursework and a repeat examination will not be offered.

DKIT reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment

 

Module Workload & Resources

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Workload Description Hours Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture No Description 1.00 Every Week 1.00
Tutorial No Description 2.00 Every Week 2.00
Directed Reading No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Independent Study No Description 3.00 Every Week 3.00
Total Weekly Learner Workload 9.00
Total Weekly Contact Hours 3.00
This course has no Part Time workload.
Resources
Recommended Book Resources
  • Clarke, Smyth and Hall 2010, Intellectual Property Law in Ireland, 3rd Ed., Bloomsbury Professional [ISBN: ISBN 9781847663665]
  • Law Society of Ireland 2008, Technology and IP Law in Ireland, Tottel [ISBN: 9781847660947]
  • Kellegher and Murray, Information Technology Law in Ireland, 2nd Ed., Tottel [ISBN: 978 1 84592 111 8]
This module does not have any article/paper resources
Other Resources

Module Delivered in

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
DK_BBSTY_7 Bachelor of Business in Business and Technology 5 Group Elective 1