Law of Contract (M3003)
The Law of Contract
Module details for 2011/12.
FHEQ Level 5
This course starts with formation (offer acceptance, consideration, intention to create legal relations and privity of contract). It then looks at the content of the contract (classification of terms, express terms, implied terms and exclusion clauses) before concluding with vitiating factors (misrepresentation, mistake, duress and undue influence and frustration).
A successful learner will be able to demonstrate, 1. Knowledge of the legal principles related to the formation and content of a contract, the vitiating factors which may render a contract unenforceable or defective and the consequences of this and any breach in terms of remedies which may be available.2. Where appropriate, knowledge of the context of European law and UK law reform proposals.3. The ability to undertake basic research using library and electronic resources.4. The ability to write and present material in a structured format and apply relevant legal principles to solving hypothetical problems.
|Coursework components. Weighted as shown below.|
|Essay||Spring Week 9||100.00%|
|Unseen Examination||Summer Term||80.00%|
Submission deadlines may vary for different types of assignment/groups of students.
Coursework components (if listed) total 100% of the overall coursework weighting value.
|Undergraduate Academic Year||SEMINAR||1 hour||010101010100|
|Undergraduate Academic Year||LECTURE||1 hour||222222222200|
|Undergraduate Academic Year||SEMINAR||1 hour||101010101000|
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