|Prerequisites for Module|
None in addition to course entry requirements or equivalent.
Aims of Module
To enable students to develop an analytical and critical approach to the application of legal principles of reparation law and the law of evidence.
Learning Outcomes for Module
On completion of this module, students are expected to be able to:
Indicative Module Content
Reparation: intentional delicts; negligence: duty of care, breach of duty, causation, remoteness, damages; economic loss; professional negligence; vicarious liability; property torts.
|Evidence: relevance; burden of proof; presumptions; corroboration; competence and compellability; privilege; expert opinion; hearsay evidence |
The content, while set out in indicative form here, will be contextualised depending on the course on which the module will be taught.
Indicative Student Workload
Mode of Delivery
Lectures, seminars, assigned reading, case studies, individual and group activities and directed reading/research
There will be one piece of written coursework