General Principles of English Law

Law School

College of Arts and Law


Code 08672

Level of study First Year

Credit value 20

Semester 1

Pre-requisite modules None

Other pre-requisites None

Module description

The module will cover the following topics: Classification of law; The court and tribunal system; Sources of law; Formation of contracts; Contractual terms; Void and voidable contracts; Discharge and remedies for breach of contact; General principles of tort law negligence.

Teaching and learning methods

20 hrs of lectures in semester 1 and 6 hrs of drop-in sessions throughout the academic year