Undergraduate Module Descriptor
LAW3017C: Land Law
This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 academic year.
Whilst the module’s precise content may vary from year to year, it is envisaged that the syllabus will cover some or all of the following topics:
- What is land? The distinction between real and personal property.
- Registered land - the register - registrable interests - minor interests - protection of minor interests - overriding interests - overreaching
- The unregistered system of land ownership
- The Leasehold estate
- Proprietary estoppel
- Adverse possession
Learning and Teaching
This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities||Guided independent study||Placement / study abroad|
...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:
|Category||Hours of study time||Description|
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities||22||22 x 1 hour lectures|
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities||44||22 x 2 hour teacher-led seminars|
|Guided Independent Study||88||Individual reading and lecture preparation|
|Guided Independent Study||88||Seminar preparation|
|Guided Independent Study||10||Formative essay preparation|
|Guided Independent Study||48||Summative assessment preparation|
This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).