Land Law 2

Module code: M6026
Level 5
15 credits in spring semester
Teaching method: Lecture, Seminar
Assessment modes: Distance exam

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.


This module can only be taken by students who have completed Land Law 1.

Module learning outcomes

  • Demonstrate critical understanding of key legal principles and concepts and locate them within the broader framework of land law
  • Apply the knowledge and understanding gained to develop and sustain arguments on controversial points of land law and/or solve problems using appropriate techniques
  • Identify and analyse critically legal issues relating to specific topics of land law, which build upon the foundational knowledge and analysis gained from the study of Land Law 1
  • Demonstrate written fluency in subject specific legal terminology