Law Accountancy Exam 5353

Course Objectives

The course provides students with an introduction to legal methods and general private law as well as selected public law topics and themes. Students will acquire insight into general legal frameworks for the practice of private and public activities. Students will also acquire knowledge concerning rules of law that are of special relevance for private commercial enterprises, both regulations which are of importance for the internal organisation of businesses and organisations and regulations governing their relations with customers, creditors and public authorities.

Course Description

During the first semester, the course is run concurrently with the course 5350 Business Law, cf. the description in the Economics and Administration, 2-year programme, which includes the subject legal sources and legal methods, contract law and the law regarding financial claims. The second semester of the course consists of the law of mortgages, protection accorded by the law, insolvency, economic relations between spouses, economic crime, company law and public law. The examination for this 15 ECTS course covers all the topics taught on the course; however, it is not a requirement that students must first take the examination for the course 5350 Business Law.

Learning Methods

3-4 hours of lectures per week in the spring semester and 6-8 hours of lectures during the autumn semester.

Assessment Methods

2 obligatory assignments which must be submitted and approved before students will be permitted to sit the examination. Written examination, 6 hours. Students must receive passing marks on all parts of the assessment.

In ordered to qualify as a registered public accountant candidates must achieve a grade of C or better.

Minor adjustments may occur during the academic year, subject to the decision of the Dean

Publisert av / forfatter Bergit Grivi <>, last modified Ian Hector Harkness - 17/04/2008