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LX4045: RURAL LAW (HONOURS) (2018-2019)

Last modified: 22 May 2019 17:07


Course Overview

This honours course studies aspects of Scots law that are of particular interest to rural and peri-urban Scotland, including private law concerns such as agricultural holdings and crofting law, public law concerns like planning and national parks, and context specific issues like rural land use (including deer and grouse moor management).

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 4
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 30 credits (15 ECTS credits)
Campus Old Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Mr Malcolm Combe

What courses & programmes must have been taken before this course?

  • Either LS1011 Legal System and Method (Passed) or LS1021 Legal System (Passed)
  • Any Undergraduate Programme (Studied)

What other courses must be taken with this course?

None.

What courses cannot be taken with this course?

Are there a limited number of places available?

No

Course Description

This honours course studies aspects of Scots law that are of particular interest to rural and peri-urban Scotland, including private law concerns such as agricultural holdings and crofting law, public law concerns like planning and national parks, and context specific issues like rural land use (including deer and grouse moor management).


Contact Teaching Time

Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers


Summative Assessments

1st Attempt: 1 three-hour written examination (75%); continuous assessment by essay of 2,500 words and a 1,000 word written submission (25%).  Resit: Normally, no resit is available.

Formative Assessment

Optional practice exam. 

Feedback

Formal feedback will be given on the formative essay. Participation in seminars will attract informal feedback. Papers presented will be discussed allowing for an element of peer feedback.  Feedback will also be provided on the practice exam.

Course Learning Outcomes

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