Land Law 2 (M6026)

15 credits, Level 5

Spring teaching

This module builds on Land Law 1 to further explore legal rules determining what it means to own land and/or other rights that relate to land. It considers the application of these rights to issues of contemporary relevance. Topics may include:

  • co-ownership
  • trusts of land
  • mortgages
  • leases and licences
  • freehold covenants
  • easements and profits.


67%: Lecture
33%: Seminar


100%: Examination (Distance examination)

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 27 hours of contact time and about 123 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 2024/25. 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: