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LAW6075   Contract Law   (0 credits)

Year Running: 2018/2019
Credit level: F7
Additional Information   EMPTY


The module examines which agreements the law recognises as legally binding, how such agreements are formed, how their terms are determined and how they may be varied, the consequences of impropriety, such as improper pressure by one party during negotiations, and what happens when one party is in breach of their obligations under the contract. The module examines some current initiatives to harmonise contract laws within Europe and around the world. Contract is a core module for professional legal purposes; it underpins a number of other legal subjects, and provides an opportunity to study a prime example of judge-made rules.


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Teaching Methods

Delivery Type Hours
Independent 182.0
Seminar 16.0

Methods of assessment

Assessment Type Duration % of formal assessment Semester
Course Work 0.0 50 % S1
Exam 2.0 50 % S1