Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW3051: French Law of Contracts

This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

The syllabus will usually include the following topics in the order indicated, although there may be some variation from year to year:

-       General Introduction: Theory of contract;

-       Different types of contracts;

-       Formation of contract;

-       Conditions of validity of contract (capacite, consentement, objet, cause);

-       Effects of contract;

-       Enforcement of contract and contractual liability.

Learning and Teaching

This table provides an overview of how your hours of study for this module are allocated:

Scheduled Learning and Teaching ActivitiesGuided independent studyPlacement / study abroad

...and this table provides a more detailed breakdown of the hours allocated to various study activities:

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Learning and Teaching activity44Lecture
Learning and Teaching activity14Tutorial
Guided Independent study90 Independent study
Guided Independent study90 Pre lecture reading
Guided Independent study62 Tutorial preparation and essay Consolidation of lecture notes

Online Resources

This module has online resources available via ELE (the Exeter Learning Environment).

ELE – http://vle.exeter.ac.uk/