Undergraduate Module Descriptor
This module descriptor refers to the 2023/4 academic year.
The aims of the module are:
- to achieve a critical understanding of the general principles of the law of Trusts, both in their own right and within the wider context of property law, and to do so by concentrating on selected topics which are studied in depth.
- to achieve flexibility in the study of Trusts law, and selectivity within the considerable amount of material, so that problems in Trusts law can be correctly identified and addressed succinctly and accurately with full legal authority.
|On successfully completing the programme you will be able to:|
|Module-Specific Skills||1. Demonstrate broad knowledge and understanding of Trusts law, using a range of appropriate concepts, interpretative techniques and terminology;|
2. Possess in-depth knowledge and critical understanding of the law relating to certain areas of Trusts which have been selected for study in view of their particular difficulty or importance;
3. Demonstrate detailed awareness and critical understanding of areas of growth, controversy and reform in the law of Trusts ;
4. Understand the importance of non-legal/contextual materials (such as Charity Commission guidance);
|Discipline-Specific Skills||5. Demonstrate detailed and comprehensive knowledge and understanding of a range of legal concepts and principles and make an informed and effective judgement about the merits and relevance of particular information or arguments;|
6. Demonstrate the acquisition of legal research and analytical skills and apply the law to factual scenarios;
7. Communicate technical legal information and argument effectively, accurately and concisely, in a manner appropriate to the discipline and in task-specific ways;
|Personal and Key Skills||8. Take responsibility for own learning (with some support), and to work effectively with others within a group, meeting obligations to the other members of the group|
9. Identify, retrieve and use efficiently a range of resources with little guidance
10. Manage time independently and efficiently in preparing for learning activities, and to work independently, within a limited time frame, to complete a specified task