|Prerequisites for Module|
None, in addition to SCQF entry requirement or equivalent.
Aims of Module
To enable students to obtain a knowledge and understanding of the legal status of the main types of commercial contract and how they operate.
Learning Outcomes for Module
On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:
||Consider the main forms of commercial transaction and relationships.|
||Critically evaluate the legal content of and requirements surrounding the key commercial contracts and relationships.|
||Apply the knowledge and understanding of key commercial contracts and relationships to practical situations.|
Indicative Module Content
Introduction to different business vehicles; agency; sale of goods; supply of services; carriage of goods; insurance; money and banking; debt recovery and diligence; bankruptcy and insolvency; the influence of the EU on national commercial law.
|Indicative Student Workload|
|Full Time||Part Time|
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Mode of Delivery
This is a lecture and tutorial based module. Lectures provide core module content. Tutorials develop associated higher level skills through student centred learning.
||Learning Outcomes Assessed|
|Component 1 ||1,2,3|
|Component 2 ||1,2,3|
Component 2 - Written coursework exercise worth 70% of the overall module grade.
Component 1 - Written coursework exercise worth 30% of the overall module grade.
|1.||DAVIDSON, F. and MACGREGOR, L., 2016. Commercial law in Scotland. 4th ed. Edinburgh: W. Green.|
|2.||MACLEOD, J., 2016 Avizandum statutes on Scots commercial and consumer law 2016-17. 14th ed. Edinburgh: Avizandum.|