Undergraduate Module Descriptor

LAW3154: Insurance Law

This module descriptor refers to the 2019/0 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:

  • The nature and purpose of insurance

  • Pre-contractual utmost good faith

  • Conduct of Business regulation

  • The Financial Ombudsman Service

  • The law reform process

  • Disclosure and representations

  • Warranties

  • Insurable interest

  • Post-contractual utmost good faith

  • Fraud

  • Third Parties (Rights against Insurers)

  • Subrogation

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
Scheduled Learning and Teaching4623 x 2 hour lectures
Scheduled Learning and Teaching96 x 1.5 hour workshops
Guided Indepedent Study120Individual reading and lecture preparation
Guided Indepedent Study35Workshop Preparation
Guided Indepedent Study80Assessment Preparation
Guided Indepedent Study10Formative Assessment

Online Resources

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