LAW-10037 - Introduction to Property Law
Coordinator: Mark A Davys Room: CBC1.009 Tel: +44 1782 7 33224
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Level: Level 4
Credits: 15
Study Hours: 150
School Office: 01782 733218

Programme/Approved Electives for 2022/23

None

Available as a Free Standing Elective

No

Co-requisites

None

Prerequisites

None

Barred Combinations

None

Description for 2022/23


Aims
To introduce students to the general principles underlying Property Law in England and Wales, and to equip students for the further study in The Law of Real Property at Level 5 (LAW-20068) and the Law of Trusts at Level 6 (LAW-30108).

Talis Aspire Reading List
Any reading lists will be provided by the start of the course.
http://lists.lib.keele.ac.uk/modules/law-10037/lists

Intended Learning Outcomes

explain the concept of property and distinguish property rights from other types of rights and obligations: 1
explain the nature of equity and its place in the law of England and Wales: 1
distinguish between different types of property and analyse and explain the relationship between personal property and real property: 1
explain, apply and appraise the general rules relating to the creation, transfer and protection of personal property and estates and interests (legal and equitable) in land in England and Wales: 1
explain, analyse and evaluate the rules relating to the structure of concurrent co-ownership of land, the informal acquisition of rights in the family home and the regulation of trusts of land in England and Wales: 1

Study hours

Lectures: 18 hours
Workshops: 12 hours (typically 6 x 2hr)
Tutorials: 10 hours (typically 5 x2hr)
Preparation for workshops and tutorials, workbooks, directed reading, research and other resources): 62 hours
Preparation for assessment (formative exercises and feedback): 6 hours
Assignment (planning, research, writing): 42 hours

School Rules

None

Description of Module Assessment

1: Essay weighted 100%
2000 word Essay
2,000 word assignment. Students will answer 2 short essay or problem style questions (or a combination of the two) to demonstrate their ability to handle, reflect upon, and apply a representative range of the legal rules and doctrines encountered during the module.