Undergraduate Module Descriptor
LAW3161: Commercial Law
This module descriptor refers to the 2016/7 academic year.
The aim of this module is to develop your understanding of key aspects of commercial law, including how sales contract are created, what rights the parties enjoy and what kind of liabilities such contracts may give rise to under international law. Consideration will be given to the aims of commercial law and its efficacy in achieving its aims.
|On successfully completing the programme you will be able to:|
|Module-Specific Skills||1. Demonstrate a thorough understanding of the main areas of commercial law in England and Wales and internationally, and be able to discuss the practical and business context in which they operate;|
2. Demonstrate a critical awareness of relevant issues, and identify and analyse critically legal problems in the commercial law context; and
3. Demonstrate an awareness of pragmatic, commercial, moral, policy and/or other issues in this field.
|Discipline-Specific Skills||4. Read legislation and case law, and apply it critically to specific commercial situations|
5. Identify and evaluate critically legal data from more than one source or jurisdiction;
6. Analyse and apply legal data to specific facts and deduce likely outcomes where law is indeterminate;
7. Analyse and apply theoretical knowledge to specific situations;
|Personal and Key Skills||8. Demonstrate effective and persuasive written and oral communication skills in written assessed work and workshop discussion;|
9. Demonstrate sound paper-based and electronic research skills; and demonstrate effective team skills;