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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW2004C: Contract Law

This module descriptor refers to the 2023/4 academic year.

Module Aims

The module primarily examines the law of contract in a commercial and organisational setting.

 The module aims:


 (a)   To allow you to develop a detailed understanding of the different aspects of law of contract;


 (b)   To encourage you to think practically in this field, and apply the legal rules and principles you have learned to specific situations, and;


(c) To enable you to develop the skills to make, use and enforce contracts.

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs)

This module's assessment will evaluate your achievement of the ILOs listed here – you will see reference to these ILO numbers in the details of the assessment for this module.

On successfully completing the programme you will be able to:
Module-Specific Skills1. demonstrate a detailed understanding of the main areas of the English law of contract
2. demonstrate skills necessary to the conduct of contractual negotiations
3. critically assess developments in contract law
4. demonstrate an awareness of the impact of contractual arrangements in the context of sustainability
Discipline-Specific Skills5. collect, synthesise and apply legal knowledge to a problem / case study to inform a choice of solutions
Personal and Key Skills6. demonstrate commercial awareness and understanding of your personal responsibilities and of professional codes of conduct in relation to client management