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

None

Available as a Free Standing Elective

No

Co-requisites

None

Prerequisites

None

Barred Combinations

None

Description for 2022/23


Aims
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

None

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.