Law of Obligations
This information is for the 2013/14 session.
Dr Charlie Webb, NAB6.26
This course is compulsory on the BA in Anthropology and Law and LLB in Laws. This course is available as an outside option to students on other programmes where regulations permit and to General Course students.
Introduction to the law of contract, including formation of contracts, express and implied terms, misrepresentation, exclusion clauses, remedies for breach of contract. Introduction to the principles of the law of restitution. Introduction to the law of torts: negligence and other specific torts, causation, defences, remedies for torts.
18 hours of lectures and 9 hours of classes in the MT. 18 hours of lectures and 9 hours of classes in the LT. 4 hours of lectures and 2 hours of classes in the ST.
The lectures will be given by a number of different teachers. The basic work is done through the classes, and the lectures are designed to introduce the topics on the syllabus.
Students will be expected to produce 4 essays in the MT and LT.
Assignments will be set, marked and returned by each class teacher.
A general reading list will be issued at the commencement of each term. Students should follow the advice of their class teachers as to the textbooks to be read.
Exam (100%, duration: 3 hours, reading time: 15 minutes) in the main exam period.
Total students 2012/13: 203
Average class size 2012/13: 12
Value: One Unit
- Specialist skills