Advanced Contract Law in Practice (Spr) (M6128)

15 credits, Level 6

Spring teaching

We will focus on aspects of contract law that have practical importance for modern contract lawyers.

Broadly, half of the module focuses on the legal issues surrounding contractual interpretation, while the other half looks more specifically at key contractual terms in commercial contracts.


52%: Lecture
10%: Practical (Workshop)
38%: Seminar


100%: Coursework (Essay, Project)

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 21 hours of contact time and about 129 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

We regularly review our modules to incorporate student feedback, staff expertise, as well as the latest research and teaching methodology. We’re planning to run these modules in the academic year 2023/24. However, there may be changes to these modules in response to feedback, staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let you know of any material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.


This module is offered on the following courses: