Undergraduate Module Descriptor
LAW2015: Law of Torts
This module descriptor refers to the 2017/8 academic year.
|Term(s) and duration|
This module ran during term 1 (12 weeks) and term 2 (11 weeks)
Dr Christine Bicknell ()
Students are normally required to have taken at least one of the following modules LAW1003, LAW1004, LAW1022
|Available via distance learning|
This module introduces you to tort law, which is concerned with non-contractual civil wrongs. In this area, the law imposes duties and standards of conduct, breach of which will permit an action for damages or some other remedy. The module examines negligence, as the most widely pleaded tort, and the torts of trespass to the person, torts against land, defamation and breach of privacy.