This module aims to provide law students on a level four programme with the essential legal knowledge and understanding that will allow them to appreciate the operation of contract related issues in the wider legal context, as well as being able to recognise the effect of contract law on the formation, resulting obligations, breach of contractual obligations and subsequent remedies relating to individuals and businesses. The module will also develop the skills including oral and written communication. Students will be able to apply the law to practical situations and collect relevant information from identified secondary sources.
This module aims to provide students on a first-year undergraduate programme with an essential knowledge and understanding of criminal law. Students will cover a range of criminal law offences, defences and liability for these, giving them the necessary legal detail and analytical skills to come to confident, evidenced conclusions. Students will be able to identify criminal offences, take a critical approach to these offences and use legal evidence effectively, applying legal principles and concepts accurately and practically.
This module aims to provide law students on a first-year undergraduate programme with the essential legal knowledge and understanding which will enable them to develop their legal understanding of a common-law country. They will understand further the workings of the UK Constitution and how the organs and respective institutions that support the constitution operate under Public Law.
This module aims firstly to introduce students to the legal system of England and Wales (more commonly referred to as the ‘English Legal System’) and secondly to develop the core skills of legal research that are necessary to succeed both on an LLB programme and in future legal practice.
This module aims to evaluate and examine the rules of law (comprising both the common law principles and relevant
legislative provisions) which provide the legal framework of tort law, to consider, examine and demonstrate a knowledge of the considerations of policy that underpin
tort law and evaluate the objectives of tort law.
Students will also learn to appreciate at an introductory level how tort law operates as a compensation and loss distribution mechanism.