Module/Course Description

Course Title: Law of Obligations

Course Code: UU-LAW-705-ZM

Programme: Master of Laws (LLM) - ZM

Credits: 25.00

Course Description:

This module aims to develop a critical awareness of the role of the civil law in generating enforceable rights and the increasing global reach of domestic law;
To develop a detailed understanding and critical appreciation of the operation of the civil law of obligations in terms of the concept of ‘legal duty’;
To develop a detailed understanding and critical appreciation of the concepts of ‘strict’ and ‘fault-based’ liability;
To identify the major elements of the Anglo-Welsh system and its common law, equitable and statutory remedies.

To identify the legal and conceptual frameworks applicable to the study of law.
Conduct effective research into the law making process and collate and constructively discriminate amongst independent sources.
To demonstrate the skills learnt to undertake independent legal research.

Prerequisites: UU-Msc-IND100-ZM, UU-FNT-203-ZM

Prerequisites Categories: -

Typical Module duration: 7.0 Week(s)

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