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Undergraduate Course: Commercial Law (LAWS10086)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Law CollegeCollege of Humanities and Social Science
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate) AvailabilityAvailable to all students
SCQF Credits40 ECTS Credits20
SummarySelected 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).
Course description Not entered
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
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesNone
High Demand Course? Yes
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2018/19, Available to all students (SV1) Quota:  25
Course Start Full Year
Timetable Timetable
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 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 67 %, Coursework 33 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) Essay (33%) and exam (67%)
Feedback Not entered
Exam Information
Exam Diet Paper Name Hours & Minutes
Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)3:00
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
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
KeywordsCommercial hons
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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