LLB Curriculum

Commercial Transactions Law


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

36 NQF credits at HEQSF level 8; 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.

Objective: The course covers principles of the law of agency, sale, lease, credit agreements, insurance, secured transactions and insolvency. Aspects of consumer protection, financial inclusion, and financial technology will also be covered.

Course outline:

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%. 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.

DP requirements: None

Assessment: Coursework 20%/30%/40%/50%  Final Examination 80%/70%/60%/50%