Undergraduate Module Descriptor


LAW3164: Conflict of Laws

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

Module Content

Syllabus Plan

Whilst the module’s precise content may vary from year to year, it is envisaged that the syllabus will cover some or all of the following topics:

  • Jurisdiction under EU instruments of private international law
  • Jurisdiction of English courts under the traditional rules
  • Stays of English proceedings
  • Restraining foreign proceedings
  • Conflict of laws rules
  • Renvoi
  • Proof of foreign law
  • Exclusion of foreign law
  • Recognition and Enforcement of foreign judgments under EU instruments of private international law
  • Recognition and Enforcement of foreign judgments under the traditional rules

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
55245

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

CategoryHours of study timeDescription
Scheduled Learning and Teaching Activity4321 x 2 hour & 1 x 1 hour Lectures
Scheduled Learning and Teaching activity126 x 2 hour Workshops
Guided Independent Study120Individual reading and lecture preparation
Guided Independent Study35Workshop preparation
Guided Independent Study80Assessment preparation
Guided Independent Study10Formative preparation

Online Resources

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