Programme/Approved Electives for 2020/21
Available as a Free Standing Elective
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.
Talis Aspire Reading ListAny reading lists will be provided by the start of the course.http://lists.lib.keele.ac.uk/modules/law-20037/lists
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.