LAW-20066 - Obligations 3 - Remedies in Contract and Tort
Coordinator: Diane L Blenkiron Tel: +44 1782 7 34160
Lecture Time: See Timetable...
Level: Level 5
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 explore and critically analyse the legal framework concerning breach/liability, defences and remedies in Obligations, as reflected in the contractual and tortious spheres, how to apply these rules to given factual situations and what are the effects of the key judicial decisions and statutory provisions which apply in this area. The module will also reflect on key differences and commonalities on the way in which the contractual and tortious spheres respond to these issues.

Intended Learning Outcomes

comprehend a range of remedies provided in the private law of contract and tort: 1
demonstrate critical analysis of substantive areas covered: 1
offer an argument for or against a given proposition in a particular case and to present a tolerably coherent argument in support: 1
think in a 'lawyer-like' manner and provide practical solutions to the sort of problem scenario likely to arise in practice: 1

Study hours

Lectures - 20 Hours
Tutorials - 6 Hours
Live Plenaries - 12 x 1 hours
Revision session - 2 hours
Preparation for lectures and tutorials - 40
Assessment preparation and further reading - 70 hours

School Rules

None

Description of Module Assessment

1: Essay weighted 100%
2,500 word essay
Answer to problem question (2,500 words) drawing on available remedies in private law