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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW3092: Introduction to Landlord and Tenant

This module descriptor refers to the 2018/9 academic year.

Module Aims

This module aims to provide you with an in depth understanding of a range of legal issues concerning the relationship of landlord and tenant and to develop your legal skills of analysis and problem-solving.

In this module you will be required to study primary legal sources, in particular statutes and case law and to consider academic commentary to gain an appreciation of the framework in which the main provisions of a lease operate.

This module will encourage you to learn critically and communicate clearly, both orally and in writing.

Intended Learning Outcomes (ILOs)

This module's assessment will evaluate your achievement of the ILOs listed here – you will see reference to these ILO numbers in the details of the assessment for this module.

On successfully completing the programme you will be able to:
Module-Specific Skills1. Demonstrate in depth knowledge of the law relating to certain areas of landlord and tenant which have been selected for study in view of their particular difficulty or importance
2. Identify, explain and critically evaluate key issues in the law of landlord and tenant and to apply relevant rules and principles to those issues
Discipline-Specific Skills3. Apply detailed legal knowledge and understanding to a task and to suggest a conclusion supported by relevant argument and authority
4. Integrate and assess information from primary and secondary legal sources, using appropriate interpretative and evaluative techniques
5. Select, integrate and present coherently and reflectively, orally and in writing, relevant law and legal argument,
Personal and Key Skills6. Develop own arguments and opinions with minimum guidance
7. Demonstrate effective and persuasive written and oral communication skills in written assessed work and workshop discussion
8. Identify, retrieve and use efficiently a range of library-based and electronic legal resources with minimum guidance
9. Work independently and manage time efficiently in preparing for scheduled activities, including workshops, and assessments