Due to Covid-19 students should refer to the module Blackboard pages for assessment details
|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||Statement of Argument (2500 words)||50%|
|Semester Exam||2 Hours||50%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Statement of Argument (2500 words)||50%|
|Supplementary Exam||2 Hours||50%|
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
1. Explain the legal principles applying to Land Law.
2. Analyse factual scenarios relating to land law and apply the principles of land law to those scenarios.
3. Undertake independent research on aspects of the law and engage with debate and different views on the current law, possible problems and possible reforms.
4. Be able to argue the application of the law to parties in dispute – presenting each party’s case and evaluating which is the more persuasive argument.
5. Be able to communicate the results in writing effectively at an academic level using the relevant terminology and appropriate citation of material.
6. Understand well-established principles of land law, and of the way in which those principles have developed.
This is a SRA and BSC exemption subject. It aims to introduce students to the essential principles of Land ownership in England and Wales, and the rights, and the enforceability of the rights of others over land, including the equitable co-owner, the lessee the mortgagee, the covenantee and the owner of the dominant tenement for the purposes of granting an easement.
2. What are the concerns of land law?
3. Ownership and co-ownership of land
|Skills Type||Skills details|
|Application of Number||n/a|
|Communication||Preparation for, and discussion, in seminars.|
|Improving own Learning and Performance||Seminar work: preparation and group discussions. Formative assessments by way of in class practice sessions.|
|Information Technology||Post-lecture research and seminar preparation.|
|Personal Development and Career planning||Learning throughout the module will be relevant to a career in the legal profession.|
|Problem solving||Preparation for and discussion of problem-solving questions in seminars.|
|Research skills||Post-lecture research and seminar preparation.|
|Subject Specific Skills||Legal research: use of specifically designed legal databases as a resource for statute and case law.|
|Team work||Seminar work: preparation and group discussions.|
This module is at CQFW Level 5