LAW-20082 - Obligations 2 - Torts (Level 5)
Coordinator: Michael Fay Room: CBC1.016 Tel: +44 1782 7 34085
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Level: Level 5
Credits: 15
Study Hours: 150
School Office: 01782 733218

Programme/Approved Electives for 2022/23


Available as a Free Standing Elective






Barred Combinations


Description for 2022/23

To introduce the basic principles of core aspects of the law of Torts, namely: negligence, nuisance and trespass to the person.

Intended Learning Outcomes

demonstrate awareness of principles and values and ethics of the Torts of negligence, nuisance, and trespass to the person: 1
demonstrate knowledge and understanding of theories, concepts, values, principles and the rules of negligence, nuisance, and trespass to the person within an institutional, social, national and global context: 1
demonstrate an ability to apply knowledge and understanding to offer evidenced conclusions, addressing complex actual or hypothetical problems: 1

Study hours

Lectures - 20 hours
Tutorials - 6 hours
Revision session - 2 hours
Lecture and tutorial preparation - 52 hours
Assessment preparation and further reading - 70 hours

School Rules


Description of Module Assessment

1: Assignment weighted 100%
Assignment with word limit of 2,000 words (excluding footnotes)
Students must answer one problem question from a choice of two.