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LS3032: COMMERCIAL AND CONSUMER CONTRACTS (2022-2023)

Last modified: 31 Oct 2022 12:21


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,  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.

Course Details

Study Type Undergraduate Level 3
Session First Sub Session Credit Points 15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)
Campus Aberdeen Sustained Study No
Co-ordinators
  • Dr Luci Carey

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

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

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

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.


Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Contact Teaching Time

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

Teaching Breakdown

  • 3 Lectures during University weeks 8 - 9, 11 - 12, 16 - 18
  • 2 Lectures during University weeks 10, 13
  • 1 Tutorial during University weeks 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17
  • 1 Workshop during University week14

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Details for second half-session courses, including assessments, may be subject to change until 23 December 2022.

Summative Assessments

Oral Presentation: Individual

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 25
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

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.

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Exam

Assessment Type Summative Weighting 75
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Formative Assessment

There are no assessments for this course.

Resit Assessments

Resit failed element in same format

Assessment Type Summative Weighting
Assessment Weeks Feedback Weeks

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Feedback

Students must pass both assessment elements in order to pass the course

Learning Outcomes
Knowledge LevelThinking SkillOutcome
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Course Learning Outcomes

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

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