JUS102 Law of Contract and Companies

Credits (ECTS):5

Course responsible:Ingrid Wang Larsen

Campus / Online:Taught campus Ås

Teaching language:Norsk

Course frequency:Annually

Nominal workload:Work effort (Self-study and voluntary group work) is 125 hours. Lectures: 25 hours.

Teaching and exam period:This course starts in Spring parallel. This course has teaching/evaluation in Spring parallel.

About this course

Lectures: law of contracts, contract interpretation, law of companies. There will be voluntary assignments with review in plenary.

Learning outcome

The course should provide the students with an understanding of how contracts are used in practice and give an overview of the most common types of companies in Norway. The students should become able to systemise and solve legal problems that arise in the most common types of contracts. The students should acquire a good understanding of how contracts are made and how they are interpreted in interaction with texts of a statute. Thet should acquire an understanding of how different types of companies function, especially with regard to distribution of responsibility, organisation and representation in agreements. The students should acquire a good understanding of the company type AS (Private limited company), and become familiar with ASA (Public limited company), ANS (General partnership) and DA. The students should acquire a good understanding of the rules on breach of contract, hereunder defects, delays, complaints, cancellation and compensation.
  • Lectures, voluntary group work and self-study.
  • Study platform Canvas

    Timetable: TimeEdit

  • Written exam, 3.5 hours. Grad scale A-F.
  • Answers are evaluated by a group of examiners consisting of the teacher and external examiners. A random selection of candidates is evaluated individually by all examiners, and becomes the basis of an evaluation conference where a common level of evaluation is established.
  • No mandatory activities.
  • Lectures: 25 hours, incl. review of assignments.
  • No
  • Letter grades
  • Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway (generell studiekompetanse)