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Introduction to law and to finance


This module is designed to introduce you to the basic concepts of finance and law. It is recommended that you study this as your first module. This module intends to be an entry point in the world of finance and the law upon which finance is based. 

Topics covered

  • Unit 1 Introduction to Law
  • Unit 2 Sources of Law and How to Use Them
  • Unit 3 Introduction to Contract Law
  • Unit 4 Introduction to Property Law
  • Unit 5 Introduction to Tort Law
  • Unit 6 Returns and Time – the Price of Time
  • Unit 7 Returns and Risk – the Price of Risk
  • Unit 8 Interpreting Financial Sector Data


  • one three-hour unseen written examination (70%)
  • two tutor marked assignments (30%)