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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, consumer credit and consumer protection. 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.
|First Sub Session
|15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
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; insurance; cautionary obligations, 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.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
Oral Advocacy. The case study will be discussed at tutorial, and further feedback on performance in the written exercise will be provided at a subsequent tutorial.
Written feedback on the formative objective test will also be provided.
Feedback will also be provided on an ongoing basis in the form of tutors' comments to students' contributions in tutorials. Students who fail on first attempt will be able to arrange a meeting in advance of the resit to discuss their examination performance.
There are no assessments for this course.
Students must pass both assessment elements in order to pass the course
|ILO’s for this course are available in the course guide.