LAW-20037 - Land Law 2
Coordinator: Michael A Haley Room: CBC1.006 Tel: +44 1782 7 33223
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Level: Level 5
Credits: 15
Study Hours: 150
School Office: 01782 733218

Programme/Approved Electives for 2020/21


Available as a Free Standing Elective






Barred Combinations


Description for 2020/21

Land law is an interesting and challenging subject. It involves profound questions about the way we choose to live our lives, enjoy our property and make our homes. This module focuses upon the legal entitlements of tenants and licensees, how land purchases are financed by way of mortgage and the various rights of third parties that can exist over another¿s land. 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.

Talis Aspire Reading List
Any reading lists will be provided by the start of the course.

Intended Learning Outcomes

explain the concept of a lease and both theoretically and practically distinguish leases from other types of interest in land: 1
apply and critque the rules relating to the creation of easements and distinguish easements from other types of interest in land: 1
explain and evaluate the law of mortgages, with special attention to the rights and remedies of the parties: 1
explain, evalaute and apply the rules relating to the transmission of the benefit and burden of freehold covenants: 1
distinguish 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

Study hours

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.

School Rules


Description of Module Assessment

1: Seen Exam weighted 100%
2-hour examination
The 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.