Law

Commercial Law

Module code: M3001
Level 6
30 credits in autumn & spring teaching
Teaching method: Lecture, Seminar
Assessment modes: Unseen examination, Essay

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.

Pre-requisite

Law of Contract (M3003)

Module learning outcomes

  • A systematic understanding of the elements of law relating to the sale and supply of goods
  • Ability to deploy the analytical techniques that are appropriate where the primary source of law is a codifying statute
  • Ability to undertake the study of further cognate areas of law
  • Appreciation of the business environment in which Commercial law operates