Module Title:Law and Regulation in the Digital Economy
Language of Instruction:English
Credits: 10
NFQ Level:7
Module Delivered In 2 programme(s)
Module Aim: no description provided
Learning Outcomes
On successful completion of this module the learner should be able to:
LO1 Demonstrate an understanding of the operation of the Irish legal system and sources of Irish law.
LO2 Demonstrate an understanding of how (i) contract, (ii) data protection, (iii) consumer, (iv) copyright and (v) advertising law apply in a digital economy.
LO3 Analyse problems and propose solutions by applying the law to specific situations.
LO4 Effectively communicate the relevant legal principles arising both orally and in writing.
LO5 Demonstrate an ability to appraise up-to-date knowledge with respect to the development of the law
Pre-requisite learning
Module Recommendations

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Requirements
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Module Content & Assessment

Indicative Content
Overview of the Irish Legal System
Sources of Law • Constitution/Legislation/EU/International Law/Precedent • Court System • Administration of Justice
Consumer Law
Sale of Goods and Supply of Services Acts – • European Communities (Unfair Terms in Consumer Contracts) Regulations 1995 • Consumer Protection Act 1997 – • Competition and Consumer Protection Act 2014 • EC (Dir 2000/31/EC) Regulations 2003 - EU (Consumer Information Cancellation and Other RIghts) Regulations 2013.
Data Protection
Data Protection Act 2018 • Regulation (EU) 2016/679 ('GDPR') - (S.I. 68/2003) • E Privacy Regulations 2011 - (S.I. No. 336 of 2011).
Advertising
Code of Standards for Advertising and Marketing Communications in Ireland • S.I. No. 483/2002 European Communities (Labelling, Presentation and Advertising of Foodstuffs) Regulations 2002, as amended
Copyright
Copyright and Related Rights Act 2000 • Copyright and other Intellectual Property Law Provisions Act 2019
Regulatory Agencies and their functions
Copyright and other Intellectual Property Law Provisions Act 2019 • Competition and Consumer Protection Commission • ComReg • Advertising Standards Authority for Ireland ('ASAI') • Data Protection Commissioner.
Contract Law
Requirements for a valid contract • Remedies for breach of contract • Undue influence/Misrepresentation/Mistake • E-Contracts
Assessment Breakdown%
Continuous Assessment100.00%
Continuous Assessment
Assessment Type Assessment Description Outcome addressed % of total Assessment Date
Other Case Review 1,4,5 20.00 n/a
Other Student will be provided with a case scenario(s) and must apply the legal principles to the case scenario and produce: • Individual Presentation. • Supporting paper. • Reflection. 2,3,4,5 80.00 n/a
No Project
No Practical
No End of Module Formal Examination

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Module Workload

Workload: Full Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture 12 Weeks per Stage 6.00
Independent Learning 15 Weeks per Stage 11.87
Total Hours 250.00
Workload: Part Time
Workload Type Frequency Average Weekly Learner Workload
Lecture 12 Weeks per Stage 3.00
Independent Learning 15 Weeks per Stage 14.27
Total Hours 250.00
 

Module Delivered In

Programme Code Programme Semester Delivery
CW_BBDMA_B Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Digital Marketing with Analytics 4 Mandatory
CW_BBDMA_D Bachelor of Science in Digital Marketing with Analytics 4 Mandatory