Commercial and Trade Law, 10 credits (747G47)

Handelsrätt, 10 hp

Main field of study

Commercial Law

Level

First cycle

Course type

Programme course

Examiner

Ingrid Thörn Berggren

Course coordinator

Ingrid Thörn Berggren

Director of studies or equivalent

Christina Nordin
Course offered for Semester Weeks Language Campus VOF
F7YEK Business and Economics Programme 1 (Autumn 2019) v201951-202007 Swedish Linköping o

Main field of study

Commercial Law

Course level

First cycle

Advancement level

G1X

Course offered for

  • Business and Economics Programme

Entry requirements

Admission to the course requires, apart from the general entry requirements, satisfaction of the specific entry requirements of social studies and mathematics that apply for admission to the Programme in Business and Economics.

Intended learning outcomes

On completion of the course, the student should be able to:
- demonstrate general knowledge and understanding of the structure and systematics of Swedish national law
- demonstrate general knowledge and understanding of the structure and influence of the EU/EC law on Swedish law
- demonstrate a basic knowledge and understanding of central legal concepts within civil law, mainly concerning property law
- demonstrate basic skills in law interpretation and case analysis
- demonstrate basic ability to identify and solve less complicated but frequently occurring civil and, above all, property law issues
- critically reflect on legal positions regarding the application of relevant rules in commercial law.

Course content

The course covers, in addition to the structure of the court, the different legal sources and how legal rules are created and applied, a basic study in Swedish civil law, namely contract law, sales law, law of damages, credit law, creditor and execution law and economic family law. Further, the course contains a general overview of the basics of EU/EC law and the common market and its rules influence on Swedish law.

Teaching and working methods

The teaching takes the form of lectures, seminars and practical exercises. The students should also study independently.

Examination

The course examined partly through participation in compulsory seminars, partly through a written and independent examination.

Students failing an exam covering either the entire course or part of the course twice are entitled to have a new examiner appointed for the reexamination.

Students who have passed an examination may not retake it in order to improve their grades.

Grades

Three-grade scale, U, G, VG

Other information

Planning and implementation of a course must take its starting point in the wording of the syllabus. The course evaluation included in each course must therefore take up the question how well the course agrees with the syllabus. 

The course is carried out in such a way that both men´s and women´s experience and knowledge is made visible and developed.

Department

Institutionen för ekonomisk och industriell utveckling

Books

DEL1 Seminars 1 U, G 0.5 credits
DEL2 Seminars 2 U, G 0.5 credits
DEL3 Seminars 3 U, G 0.5 credits
EXAM Examination U, G, VG 8.5 credits

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