LAW-20084 - Introduction to Property Law (Level 5)
Coordinator: Mark A Davys Room: CBC1.009 Tel: +44 1782 7 33224
Lecture Time: See Timetable...
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 students to the general principles underlying Property Law in England and Wales, and to equip students for the further study in The Law of Real Property at Level 6 and the Law of Trusts at Level 6.

Intended Learning Outcomes

explain the concept of property and distinguish property rights from other types of rights and obligations: 1
explain the nature of equity and its place in the law of England and Wales: 1
distinguish between different types of property and analyse and explain the relationship between personal property and real property: 1
explain, apply and appraise the general rules relating to the creation, transfer and protection of personal property and estates and interests (legal and equitable) in land in England and Wales: 1
explain, analyse and evaluate the rules relating to the structure of concurrent co-ownership of land, the informal acquisition of rights in the family home and the regulation of trusts of land in England and Wales: 1

Study hours

Lectures: 20 hours
Tutorials: 6 x 1 = 6 hours
Revision workshop 2 hours
Preparation for lectures and tutorials: 80 hours
Assignment (preparation, further reading, writing): 42 hours

School Rules


Description of Module Assessment

1: Essay weighted 100%
2,000 word assignment (comprising essays/problem based questions)
2,000 word assignment. The assignment will use 2 short essay or problem style questions (or a combination of the two) to test students' ability to handle and reflect upon a representative range of the legal rules and doctrines encountered during the module.