Due to Covid-19 students should refer to the module Blackboard pages for assessment details
|Assessment Type||Assessment length / details||Proportion|
|Semester Assessment||Essay (2,500 words)||50%|
|Semester Exam||2 Hours||50%|
|Supplementary Assessment||Essay (2,500 words)||50%|
|Supplementary Exam||2 Hours||50%|
On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
1. Demonstrate a critical understanding of Commercial Law and detailed knowledge of the topics covered.
2. Demonstrate critically the ability to explain and apply relevant statute and case law authority.
3. Analyse factual scenarios and critically identify relevant material facts and the law applicable.
4. Critically evaluate the legal provisions covered in the module.
5. Analyse and evaluate critically 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
|Skills Type||Skills details|
|Application of Number|
|Communication||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).|
|Information Technology||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.|
|Problem solving||Seminar discussion/preparation and debate|
|Research skills||Research and preparation for seminars (unassessed) and assessments (assessed).|
|Subject Specific Skills||Reading and understanding legal materials particular to Commercial Law.|
|Team work||Group activities and discussion.|
This module is at CQFW Level 6