Land Law

Law School

College of Arts and Law


Code 18621

Level of study Third/Final year

Credit value 20

Semester 1

Pre-requisite modules None

Other pre-requisites None

Module description

This module is the first to be studied on the Graduate Diploma in Legal Studies programme and introduced students to the key aspects of the legal system and approaches to the study of law. Sources of law Basic legal research techniques The doctrine of precedent and the analysis of legal rules from cases Techniques of statutory interpretation The court system of England and Wales These points are consolidated and studied in more depth in other modules throughout the programme.

Teaching and learning methods

Lectures and group exercises