Module A: Overview of English contract law
- Definition and formation of contract
- Limits of the contractual obligation
- Terms of a contract
- Vitiating factors
- Discharge of contract
- Remedies for breach of contract
Module B: Law of agency
- What is agency?
- Formation of agency
- The external effects of agency
- Different types of agency
- Relations between a principal and an agent
- Relations with third parties
- Termination of agency
Module C: Sale of goods law
- Introduction to the law relating to the sale of goods
- The types of obligation created
- Passing of property
- Nemo dat quod non habet principles and exceptions
- Duties of the seller and buyer
- Remedies of seller and buyer
Module D: Insurance
- Introduction to insurance contracts
- Validity of an insurance contract
- Remedies and rights of insurer, liabilities of insurer, interpretation, making claims and indemnifying policyholders.
Each module is assessed by a 45-minute unseen written exam.
It is strongly recommended that you attempt the modules in order.
How to apply
You can apply to study a module individually as a standalone unit or as part of a Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma or Master of Laws qualification. (In either scenario, they must be studied in order.)
These modules also contribute towards the following specialist pathways for Laws:
- Commercial and Corporate Law
- Common Law
Apply via Postgraduate Laws.