Skip to main content


Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW3032: Law of Obligations II

This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

It is envisaged that the syllabus will include the following topics in the following order although precise content and order may vary.


General Introduction: differentiation between contractual and non-contractual obligations;

Sale of goods contracts: bearing the risk, warranty of quality;

Different other types of contracts: contracts for work and services, contracts for services, tenancy agreements;

Law of Torts;

Unjustified enrichment;

Negotiorum gestio (Geschaeftsführung ohne Auftrag)

Learning and Teaching

This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad

...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Scheduled Learning and Teaching activity44Lectures
Scheduled Learning and Teaching activity22Tutorials
Guided Independent study80(a) Research and pre-lecture reading as indicated on the handout of previous lecture
Guided Independent study44(b) preparation of tutorials through working with problem question distributed prior to tutorial
Guided Independent study100(c) research and further reading as indicated on handout of lecture (section ''further reading')
Guided Independent study10(d) revision of lectures as displayed on the ELE website

Online Resources

This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).