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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW3092: Introduction to Landlord and Tenant

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

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

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:

The nature of a lease

express and implied covenants

Original tenant/landlord liability

Covenants including:-

-          Alienation – assignment and subletting

-          Alterations and Repairs

-          user

Termination and dilapidations

Renewal of business tenancies

Consideration/overview of the statutory framework governing different aspects of landlord and tenant – residential, business, agricultural

Rent review

Service charges

Learning and Teaching

This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad

...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities2211 x 2 hours lectures including introductory and revision sessions
Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activities4.53 x 1.5 hrs workshops
Scheduled Learning and Teaching activities11 x 1 hr Drop in session
Guided independent study52.5Individual reading and lecture preparation
Guided independent study20Workshop preparation
Guided Independent Study50Assessment preparation

Online Resources

This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).

Woodfall Landlord and Tenant; Hill and Redman Landlord and Tenant; online cases and articles

Other Learning Resources

Blackstones Property statutes, land law text books – as used on the Yr 2 Land Law course