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Course Overview

This course examines, through a series of lectures and tutorials, a number of important areas of Scots commercial and consumer law, including the sale and supply of goods and services, insurance, cautionary obligations and consumer credit. It also, through lectures, workshops and a presentation, introduces students to the skills and techniques of advocacy in the context of a commercial and/or consumer dispute.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
  • Dr Titilayo Adebola

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

  • Either LS1025 Legal System (Passed) or LS1520 Contract (Passed)
  • Law (LS)
  • One of Programme Level 3 or Programme Level 4 or Programme Level 5 or () or Bachelor of Laws (Accelerated)
  • Any Undergraduate Programme

What other courses must be taken with this course?


What courses cannot be taken with this course?


Are there a limited number of places available?


Course Description

The course considers the most important statutory and common law principles of Scots Commercial and Consumer Law. Topics covered are: sale and supply of goods and services; hire of goods; insurance; consumer credit transactions and consumer protection. The course also introduces students to the skills and techniques of Advocacy, within the context of a commercial and/or consumer dispute.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

More Information about Week Numbers

Details, including assessments, may be subject to change until 31 August 2023 for 1st half-session courses and 22 December 2023 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

Advocacy Assessment (25%)

MCQ Test (25%)

Online Exam (50%)


Resit for advocacy assessment: mark carried forward

Resit for MCQ test and online exam: resubmission


Alternative Resit Arrangements

Resit failed element in same format


Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Course Learning Outcomes

Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
FactualRememberILO’s for this course are available in the course guide.

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