Advanced Law of Torts

Law School

College of Arts and Law


Code 23347

Level of study Third/Final year

Credit value 20

Semester 1

Module description

The module will take an analytical approach to the study of tort law and it will examine discrete areas of the subject, building upon the knowledge and understanding provided by the core Obligations B module taken by all law students in their first year. Topics likely to be covered include: vicarious liability; limitation of actions; causation; economic torts; wrongful interference with property; torts and human rights; and defences.