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The course provides firstly a map of private law as drawn from the institutional scheme. It then progresses to an equivalent of the medical student’s study of anatomy in the sense that, concentrating on the law of property and obligations, it examines the main concepts of private law and how they operate together as a system to solve everyday legal problems.
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
An introduction to the substance, system and method of Private Law - working from the common core of institutions of the countries which follow the Civil Law tradition, with special attention to the Scottish variant of this tradition. Emphasis is on the Law of Property and Law of Obligations, but some consideration is also given to the other branches of Private Law. Some time is devoted the teaching of the historical foundations of the Civil Law tradition and its reception in Scotland and world-wide.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
2x 1000 word essay (40% and 60%)
resit: online open book exam in 48 hours
There are no assessments for this course.
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