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Undergraduate Course: Commercial Law (LAWS10086)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Law CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Course typeStandard AvailabilityAvailable to all students
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate) Credits40
Home subject areaLaw Other subject areaNone
Course website None Taught in Gaelic?No
Course descriptionSelected topics in Commercial Law. Material will be chosen from such areas as insolvency rights in security, credit transfers, international trade, banking law, partnership. Company Law is excluded (except in so far as relevant to topics otherwise under consideration).
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Students MUST have passed: Business Law (LAWS08058) OR ( Business Entities (LAWS08099) AND Commercial Law Ordinary (LAWS08095)) OR ( Business Entities (LAWS08134) AND Commercial Law (Ordinary) (LAWS08131))
Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Additional Costs None
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesNone
Displayed in Visiting Students Prospectus?No
Course Delivery Information
Delivery period: 2013/14 Full Year, Available to all students (SV1) Learn enabled:  No Quota:  25
Web Timetable Web Timetable
Course Start Date 16/09/2013
Breakdown of Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 400 ( Seminar/Tutorial Hours 38, Summative Assessment Hours 3, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 8, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 351 )
Additional Notes
Breakdown of Assessment Methods (Further Info) Written Exam 67 %, Coursework 33 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Exam Information
Exam Diet Paper Name Hours & Minutes
Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)3:00
Summary of Intended Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will have:
A detailed knowledge and understanding of important aspects of Scottish commercial law;
Experience in critical analysis of issues and oral and written communication of the results of the analysis;
Experience in working on your own, research and reading and understanding texts on the subject
Assessment Information
Essay (1/3) and exam (2/3)
Special Arrangements
None
Additional Information
Academic description Not entered
Syllabus Not entered
Transferable skills Not entered
Reading list Not entered
Study Abroad Not entered
Study Pattern Not entered
KeywordsNot entered
Contacts
Course organiserMr Scott Wortley
Tel: (0131 6)51 4307
Email: scott.wortley@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMs Krystal Hanley
Tel: (0131 6)50 2056
Email: Krystal.Hanley@ed.ac.uk
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