BA (Hons) Commercial Law
Bachelor of Arts (Honors) Commercial Law is a three-year full time course delivered at WIUT. It consists of subject areas found on an English law degree taught at the University of Westminster, UK, London. The BA in Commercial Law degree course was established and validated in the Republic of Uzbekistan in 2006 to replace BA in Legal Studies. As a result in 2006 the BA in Commercial Law degree was validated to deliver commercial law modules with more effective support from the University of Westminster.
Language of Instruction: English
Aims of the Course:
- enable acquisition of knowledge and understanding of legal principles of business and commerce and their application
- develop the personal competencies required in legal practice or other careers and activities
- encourage an enquiring, logical and critical approach to legal analysis, and an enthusiasm for learning
- promote practical skills of processing information, and identifying, formulating and solving problems
- The overall program aims and objectives are to produce highly skilled graduates with an awareness of contemporary legal environment of business
On completion of the course students will be able to:
- Identify legal issues and construct a coherent and sustainable argument on questions of commercial law.
- Apply expertise in substantive law to complex factual situations
- Engage in a process of interpretation and evaluation of legal sources.
- Identify the core of a problem and the various ways of solving it, with reference to both legal and other solutions. вЂў Evaluate the role of law in its moral, social, economic and political context.
- Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, through clear, relevant, interesting and accurate articulation.
- Carry out relevant independent research into legal and extra-legal materials and data, using appropriate IT skills.
- Produce evidence of thinking creatively, imaginatively and in abstract terms.
- Take responsibility for learning and working by being adaptable and flexible.
- Work co-operatively and constructively with others.
- Demonstrate an awareness of the limitations of the functions of law.
- Exercise critical awareness and judgment.
Full-time Undergraduate students normally study 120 credits per year. The BA in Commercial Law consists of three types of the modules: core, optional and free choice. All students must take core modules and full-time students study from 6 to 8 modules worth in total 120 credits per year. Types of the modules:
Core modules: These are modules that must be undertaken by all students on the course. They provide the fundamental skills and knowledge on which to base your future careers and must be passed for the award of the degree.
Optional modules: These are modules that can be chosen from the course specific list of modules. These modules allow you to pick modules that best fit your own aspirations while still providing a cognate legal studies-oriented curriculum.
Free choice modules: A free choice module, of which you may take one at level 4, 5, and 6, may be chosen from other courses offered by WIUT. A free choice can be one of the listed option modules, but it usually is a module from one of the other course offered at the University. Free choices are subject to availability and the approval by the relevant module leader and your Course Leader.
Modules on the course are worth either 15 or 30 credits. 15-credit modules should normally be completed in a single semester of study, while 30-credit modules should be completed within one academic year of study.