Contract Law 2 (M6403)

15 credits, Level 4

Spring teaching

This module explores the legal rules and principles relating to the terms of a contract and performance and breach of a contract.

Topics may include:

  • express and implied terms
  • exemption clauses
  • frustration
  • performance of a contract
  • breach of contract
  • remedies for breach of contract.


59%: Lecture
14%: Practical (Workshop)
28%: Seminar


100%: Examination (Distance examination)

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 23 hours of contact time and about 127 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 COVID-19, staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.


This module is offered on the following courses: