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Module CONTRACT LAW

Module code: LW152
Credits: 5
Semester: 1
Department: LAW
International: Yes
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Students will be able to gain a thorough understanding of the foundations of tortious liability. They will be able to give an account of the development of tort law which places it in its historical context and distinguishes it from contract and criminal law. Students will learn the essential elements of the torts of negligence, occupier’s liability, product liability and nervous shock. They will also be able to advise on the appropriateness of different remedies depending on the case at hand.

Any aspect of this module may be changed in any given academic year, subject to the discretion of the module lecturer.


Topics include:

Sources of Contract Law

Formation: Offer, Acceptance, Certainty, Intention to Create Legal Relations, Consideration, Promissory Estoppel

Enforceability: Privity, Electronic Contracts, Capacity

Interpretation of a Contract

Express & Implied Terms

Incorporation of Terms

Construction of Contracts

Exclusion and Limited Liability Clauses

Sale of Goods

Consumer Protection

Open Learning Outcomes
 
Open Teaching & Learning methods
 
Open Assessment
 
Open Repeat options
 
Open Timetable
 
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