|Prerequisites for Module|
None in addition to SCQF 8 requirements or equivalent.
Aims of Module
To enable students to obtain an in-depth knowledge and understanding of property rights affecting land together with relevant legal skills.
Learning Outcomes for Module
On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:
||Demonstrate a knowledge and understanding of the principles of landownership rights.|
||Analyse key issues relating to the principles of the main landownership rights.|
||Apply the principles of landownership rights to practical situations.|
Indicative Module Content
Basic concepts of property law; landownership; requirements of writing; the proprty registers; title conditions; leases; public rights over land and water; positive prescription.
Indicative Student Workload
|Private Study||45||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. In the distance learning mode, in addition, online activities will form part of the module contact time.
||Learning Outcomes Assessed|
|Component 1 ||1,2|
|Component 2 ||1,2,3|
|Component 3 ||3|
Component 1 - Written coursework worth 30% of the overall module grade.
Component 3 - Compliance on a pass/fail basis with the requirement to participate (refer further - Module Performance Descriptor) to a reasonable level in online forum and tutorial activities.
Component 2 - Examination worth 70% of the overall module grade.
|1.||ANDERSON, C., 2016. Property: a guide to Scots law. Edinburgh: W Green.|
|2.||GRETTON, G.L. and REID, K.G.C., 2011. Conveyancing. 4th ed. Edinburgh: W Green.|