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Commercial Transactions Law


Final Level, whole year course, six small group teaching sessions and 72 lectures.

36 NQF credits at HEQSF level 8; Add the total number of course interventions, e.g. 10 lectures or

20 tutorials or 1 site visit. Refer to the Final Level Year Plan distributed at registration for details regarding the small group teaching dates.

Convener: Associate Professor A Hutchison

Course  entry  requirements:  All  Preliminary  and  Intermediate  Level  courses  to  have  been completed.

Course outline:

The  course  covers  principles  of  the  law  of  agency,  sale,  lease,  consumer  protection,  credit agreements, insurance, secured transactions and insolvency.

DP requirements: None

Assessment: One compulsory class test in June (1 hour, 15 minutes)  20%, One optional oral presentation 10%, One optional written assignment 20%  One November examination (3 hour), 50% or 60% or 70% or 80%.  Students who do not write the compulsory class test in June through illness  will,  on  production  of  satisfactory  medical  certificate,  be  granted  an  oral  aegrotat  test scheduled in the second week of the second semester at a time to be arranged with the course convener. There will be no exemptions from the June test. The material tested in June will not be examined directly in the final examination but students will be expected to be familiar with that material for the final examination. If a student elects to do one or more of the year mark options, the proportion of that student's examination mark to the overall final mark for the course will be adjusted accordingly. Refer to the course outline distributed at the beginning of the year for further details.