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LS3032: COMMERCIAL AND CONSUMER CONTRACTS (2022-2023)

Last modified: 01 Jul 2022 17:45


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 Titilayo Adebola

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, including assessment, may be subject to change until 31 July 2022 for 1st half-session courses and 23 December 2022 for 2nd half-session courses.

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, 14, 16 - 18
  • 2 Lectures during University weeks 10, 13
  • 1 Tutorial during University weeks 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17
  • 1 Workshop during University week13

More Information about Week Numbers


Details, including assessment, may be subject to change until 31 July 2022 for 1st half-session courses and 23 December 2022 for 2nd half-session courses.

Summative Assessments

1 x Oral Advocacy (25%)

1 x Online Exam (75%)

 

Resit

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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