|Delivery length / details
|30 x 1 Hour Lectures
|6 x 1 Hour Seminars
|Assessment length / details
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
1. Show an understanding of Commercial Law and knowledge of the topics covered.
2. Demonstrate the ability to explain and apply relevant statute and case law authority.
3. Analyse factual scenarios and identify relevant material facts and the law applicable.
4. Identify and discuss the legal provisions covered in the module.
5. Comment upon the law’s response to changes in commercial activity over time.
In order to facilitate this, the Commercial Law module deals with topics ranging from the most fundamental commercial transaction, the sale of goods, to the challenges presented by modern commercial activity and the environments within which they operate.
The module aims to develop the student's understanding of the relevant principles of the substantive law: it also aims to further develop the student's skills in handling statutory material and case law.
Domestic Sales Law
Insurance Contract Law
Innovative commercial models and related challenges
|Application of Number
|Seminar discussions/activities develop individual and group presentation and oral argument (unassessed). Essay writing (assessed).
|Improving own Learning and Performance
|Seminar participation and exam preparation develop different aspects of academic research, from understanding and referencing sources through the dissemination of ideas to others orally (unassessed), and developing written communication skills (assessed).
|Library and research skills are fundamental to preparation for seminars and assessed work.
|Personal Development and Career planning
|Generic and transferrable skills including, research, analysis and communication.
|Seminar discussion/preparation and debate.
|Research and preparation for seminars (unassessed) and assessments (assessed).
|Subject Specific Skills
|Reading and understanding legal materials particular to Commercial Law.
|Group activities and discussion.
This module is at CQFW Level 5