20 Credits AUTUMN

Pre-requisites: LAW136

Aims/Description: Sale of Goods is the law that governs contracts for the supply of goods and services, particularly those concerned with large scale transactions. This module concentrates on the legal machinery by which goods and services are marketed, including the law of sale, agency and payment mechanisms. Its aims are to provide students with a knowledge of the core areas of commercial law; critically to evaluate the relevant legal rules and, in particular, their suitability for application to commercial and consumer contracts in modern economic conditions; and, by concentrating on legal problem questions, to develop students' skills of legal reasoning and problem solving.

Restrictions on availability: Only available to law students. Numbers may be limited according to staff availablity.

Teaching Methods: Lectures, Seminars, Independent Study
Assessment: Formal Exam, Course work
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