Law

Commercial Sales Law

Module code: M6001
Level 6
15 credits in spring semester
Teaching method: Lecture, Seminar
Assessment modes: Distance exam

This module examines the law relating to the sale of goods and cognate transactions. Key aspects of the law relating to the sale of goods have been codified in the Sale of Goods Act 1979 and the Consumer Rights Act 2015 but knowledge of law of contract is also very important here. Prior knowledge of English Law of Contract is required and assumed. Aspects of Commercial Law is not a pre-requisite for this module but there are synergies between the two modules and students are strongly encouraged to consider taking both modules.

Pre-requisite

Aspects of Commercial Law is not a pre-requisite for this module but there are synergies between the two modules and students are strongly encouraged to consider taking both modules.

Module learning outcomes

  • Systematically understand key aspects of the law relating to the sale of goods and cognate transactions;
  • Deploy the analytical techniques that are appropriate where the primary source of law is a codifying statute;
  • Devise and support arguments relating to the applicable law governing the sale of goods with reference to specific scenarios.