Law of Contract LAW1027
- Academic Session: 2023-24
- School: School of Law
- Credits: 20
- Level: Level 1 (SCQF level 7)
- Typically Offered: Semester 1
- Available to Visiting Students: Yes
This course introduces to basic concepts of contract law by principal reference to English law. The course concentrates on principles of: formation of contracts; the content of contracts; vitiating factors; and breach of contract and remedies. Students are also introduced to certain debated themes in contract law.
Thirty one-hour lectures; six one-hour tutorials.
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The assessment consists of a two-hour unseen written examination at the end of the course.
Main Assessment In: December
■ To develop knowledge and comprehension of the principles and themes addressed in each part of the course, by principal reference to English law (see box 6, above).
■ To enhance students' legal research, writing, and problem-solving skills.
Intended Learning Outcomes of Course
By the end of this course students will be able to:
■ Demonstrate knowledge and comprehension of the principles and themes addressed in each part of the course (see box 6, above).
■ Independently conduct legal research, identify and employ features of good legal writing, and respond usefully to legal problems.
Minimum Requirement for Award of Credits
Completion of summative assessment.