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Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW2017B: Land Law

This module descriptor refers to the 2022/3 academic year.

Module Aims

The module aims to provide you with an in-depth understanding of the definition, acquisition and transfer of rights over land. On the 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.

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 detailed/comprehensive knowledge of the law relating to land law and a substantial range of major concepts, values and principles relevant to its application;
2. demonstrate ability to compare, analyse and synthesise the principal rules and theories relating to the land law;
3. demonstrate ability to select and assess appropriate techniques of evaluation and to evaluate selected aspects of the land law critically;
Discipline-Specific Skills4. Demonstrate detailed / comprehensive knowledge and understanding of a range of complex and technical legal concepts and principles;
5. Demonstrate flexible ability to define complex legal problems, identify their relative significance and select appropriate methods for investigating and critically evaluating them ;
6. Demonstrate ability to select, integrate and present coherently and reflectively, relevant law and legal/theoretical arguments;
Personal and Key Skills7. Demonstrate effective and accurate communication skills in a manner appropriate to the discipline / different contexts;
8. Identify, retrieve and use efficiently a range of resources with some guidance;
9. Interact effectively within a team / learning group and to share information and ideas.
10. Work independently, within a limited time frame, to complete a specified task.