Commercial Law (M3001)

30 credits, Level 6

Autumn and spring teaching

One of the most powerful influences on human activity is the driving force of trade. Commercial law is primarily concerned with the rights and duties arising from the supply of goods and services by way of trade.

This module adopts the specific-contract approach to the subject and focuses on the paradigm commercial transaction - the sale and supply of goods by one merchant to another.


38%: Lecture
62%: Seminar


75%: Examination (Unseen examination)
25%: Written assessment (Essay)

Contact hours and workload

This module is 300 hours of work. This breaks down into 42 hours of contact time and 258 hours of independent study.

This module is running in the academic year 2017/18. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. It may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.


This module is offered on the following courses: