Undergraduate Module Descriptor
LAW2017H: LAND LAW
This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 academic year.
This module is only available to students studying for the JD on the HKUST-Exeter Programmes in Law. This module aims to provide you with an in depth understanding of the definition, acquisition and transfer of rights over land. In this module you will be required to study primary legal sources, in particular statutes, and will be encouraged to think critically about the law with reference to the views of academic commentators.
|On successfully completing the programme you will be able to:|
|Module-Specific Skills||1. demonstrate detailed and comprehensive knowledge of land law and a substantial range of major concepts, values and principles relevant to its application|
2. demonstrate ability to identify, explain and critically evaluate key issues in land law and to apply relevant rules and theories
|Discipline-Specific Skills||3. demonstrate detailed and comprehensive knowledge of legal concepts and their contextual, social, and political implications|
4. demonstrate ability to apply legal knowledge to a problem or case study and to suggest a conclusion supported by relevant arguments
|Personal and Key Skills||5. demonstrate ability to manage relevant learning resources, information, and learning strategies, and to develop own arguments and opinions with minimum guidance|
6. demonstrate ability to work independently and to manage time efficiently in preparing for scheduled learning activities, exercises and assessment