Contract Law 2

Module code: M6403
Level 4
15 credits in spring semester
Teaching method: Lecture, Seminar, Workshop
Assessment modes: Distance exam

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.


Students must have already undertaken Contract Law 1: Formation and Vitiation, which provides the basis for this module by covering the requirements of an enforceable contract and vitiating factors.

Module learning outcomes

  • Evidence an understanding of the principles and rules relating to the rights and obligations arising from a contract.
  • Develop and evaluate arguments in relation to the different areas of contract law addressed in this module.
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply the principles and rules covered in the module to hypothetical scenarios, supporting arguments with appropriate primary sources identified in the module.