Undergraduate Module Descriptor


LAW2015: Law of Torts

This module descriptor refers to the 2017/8 academic year.

Overview

NQF Level5
Credits30 ECTS Value15
Term(s) and duration

This module ran during term 1 (12 weeks) and term 2 (11 weeks)

Academic staff

Dr Christine Bicknell ()

Pre-requisites

Students are normally required to have taken at least one of the following modules LAW1003, LAW1004, LAW1022

Co-requisites

None

Available via distance learning

No

This module introduces you to tort law, which is concerned with non-contractual civil wrongs. In this area, the law imposes duties and standards of conduct, breach of which will permit an action for damages or some other remedy. The module examines negligence, as the most widely pleaded tort, and the torts of trespass to the person, torts against land, defamation and breach of privacy.

 

Module created

01/10/01

Last revised

24/07/2014