Programme/Approved Electives for 2019/20
Available as a Free Standing Elective
Land law is an interesting and challenging subject, involving profound questions about the way we choose to live our lives. It is primarily concerned with how we share out the use of that part of our limited island that comprises England and Wales. Land law 2 examines the main types of interests that can exist in land, and how the consequnces of these interests for purchasers of land and other third parties. This module is essential for anyone wishing to obtain a qualifying law degree.
To introduce the rights capable of being enjoyed in land in England and Wales and how they are created, transferred and protected.
Intended Learning Outcomes
explain the concept of a lease and both theoretically and practically distinguish leases from other types of interest in land: 1apply and critque the rules relating to the creation of easements and distinguish easements from other types of interest in land: 1explain and evaluate the law of mortgages, with special attention to the rights and remedies of the parties: 1explain, evalaute and apply the rules relating to the transmission of the benefit and burden of freehold covenants: 1distinguish the two main sets of rules relating to the transmission of the benefit and burden of leasehold covenants and compare, apply and critique these rules: 1
Preliminary reading and lecture preparation: 15 hours;Lectures: 20 hours;Completing tutorial preparation (workbooks): 60 hours;Tutorials: 5 hours;Reflection upon lectures and tutorials, further reading and formative assessments: 48 hours; Examination: 2 hours.
1: Seen Exam weighted 100%
Description of Module Assessment
2-hour examinationThe questions on the examination paper will be selected from those issued to students at the end of the teaching period. Authorised statute books will be permitted in the examination provided that they are unannotated except for highlighting or underlining.