Programme/Approved Electives for 2020/21
Available as a Free Standing Elective
This module offers an exciting opportunity for students seeking to explore and understand commercial law issues. It is an ideal choice for anyone aiming for a career in the English legal profession or a field of commerce. We will look at both practical legal doctrines and theoretical questions. Students selecting this module should normally have previously successfully completed the Keele modules covering English Contract Law or be able to demonstrate equivalent-level knowledge of English Contract law.
Talis Aspire Reading ListAny reading lists will be provided by the start of the course.http://lists.lib.keele.ac.uk/modules/law-30093/lists
To provide a comprehensive understanding of the theoretical doctrines and practical applications of English commercial law in the context of the impact of those rules of commercial law on economic activity.
Intended Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate a detailed knowledge of the essential doctrinal elements of English commercial law: 1Express a critical view of an area of law which is subject to challenge on both business and moral grounds: 1Marshall and apply legal knowledge to supply creative solutions to practical legal problems: 1Synthesise case law, statute and regulatory instruments so as to provide a coherent view of law in its context: 1
10 x two hour lectures = 206 x one hour tutorials = 6Tutorial preparation = 36 hoursDirected reading and assessment prep. (including formative work) = 88Total = 150 hours
Students selecting this module should normally have previously successfully studied the Keele modules covering English Contract Law or demonstrate equivalent-level knowledge of English Contract law.
1: Exam weighted 100%
Description of Module Assessment
Two hour examStudents will be asked to answer two questions: one compulsory seen problem question and one unseen essay question (from a choice of three).