Undergraduate Module Descriptor
LAW3032: Law of Obligations (German Law)
This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 academic year.
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;
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 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 activity||44||Lectures|
|Scheduled Learning and Teaching activity||22||Tutorials|
|Guided Independent study||80||(a) Research and pre-lecture reading as indicated on the handout of previous lecture|
|Guided Independent study||44||(b) preparation of tutorials through working with problem question distributed prior to tutorial|
|Guided Independent study||100||(c) research and further reading as indicated on handout of lecture (section ''further reading')|
|Guided Independent study||10||(d) revision of lectures as displayed on the ELE website|
This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).