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LAW136   Law of Obligations (Contract, Torts & Restitution)   (20 credits)

Year Running: 2018/2019
Credit level: F4
Co-requisites   LAW134 WINS1


The module is one of the core foundation subjects of the degree, which cover the Foundations of Legal Knowledge. It introduces students to the Law of Obligations, within the context of the Common Law. It facilitates an understanding of basic principles of Contract, Tort and Restitution (as appropriate), engendering an understanding of the substantive law, whilst recognising and appreciating the role of these comparators as illustrative of the broader nature of the Common Law. The module provides a firm foundation for more advanced study in the areas of contract, torts, restitution and unjust enrichment.


Reading List

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Teaching Methods

Delivery Type Hours
Independent 167.5
Lecture 20.0
Problem Solving 5.0
Seminar 5.0

Methods of assessment

Assessment Type Duration % of formal assessment Semester
Exam 2.5 100 % S1