LAW10200 Nominate Torts

Academic Year 2022/2023

Co-requisites:
LAW 10190 Law of Tort I

Description:
The Topics covered in this module will be: Occupiers Liability; The Rule in Rylands v. Fletcher; Liability for Injury caused by Animals; Nuisance; Trespass to Land; Products Liability; Defences; Trespass to the Person;Trespass to Goods; Defamation and Defences to defamation. The module is taught on a comparative basis with other common law jurisdictions.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this module students should be able to:

- Demonstrate knowledge of the principles governing each area of the module through use of appropriate legal terminology.
- Comprehend the principles of each area of the module and the difference between each area of the module.
- Provide an analysis, discussion and commentary upon each area of the module.
- Apply the principles arising from each area to novel factual scenarios.

Indicative Module Content:

Land related torts such as nuisance, trespass to land. Animal and Product liability. Occupier's Liability. Intentional torts of trespass to the person and goods.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Specified Learning Activities

12

Autonomous Student Learning

90

Lectures

24

Tutorial

4

Total

130

Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Lectures with power point slides. 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Learning Requirements:

Negligence and related matters.

Learning Recommendations:

Negligence and rellated matters.


Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Co-requisite:
LAW10190 - Negligence and Related Matters

Incompatibles:
LAW10240 - Law of Tort, LAW41960 - Advanced Tort Law 2


 
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Assignment: a 2000 word essay at end of trimester. Coursework (End of Trimester) n/a Graded No

100


Carry forward of passed components
Yes
 
Resit In Terminal Exam
Autumn Yes - 1 Hour
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Group/class feedback, post-assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

General feedback on essay component will be given in class after Easter break and via Brightspace and exam feedback via Brightspace.

Name Role
Dr Sarah Fulham-Mcquillan Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Timetabling information is displayed only for guidance purposes, relates to the current Academic Year only and is subject to change.
 
Spring
     
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33 Tues 13:00 - 14:50
Tutorial Offering 1 Week(s) - 22, 24, 26, 32 Fri 09:00 - 09:50
Tutorial Offering 2 Week(s) - 23, 25, 29, 33 Fri 09:00 - 09:50
Tutorial Offering 3 Week(s) - 22, 24, 26, 32 Fri 10:00 - 10:50
Tutorial Offering 4 Week(s) - 22, 24, 26, 32 Fri 10:00 - 10:50
Tutorial Offering 5 Week(s) - 23, 25, 29, 33 Fri 10:00 - 10:50
Tutorial Offering 6 Week(s) - 23, 25, 29, 33 Fri 10:00 - 10:50
Tutorial Offering 7 Week(s) - 23 Mon 13:00 - 13:50
Tutorial Offering 7 Week(s) - 24, 26, 32 Mon 13:00 - 13:50
Tutorial Offering 8 Week(s) - 23 Mon 13:00 - 13:50
Tutorial Offering 8 Week(s) - 25, 29, 33 Mon 13:00 - 13:50
Tutorial Offering 9 Week(s) - 23 Mon 14:00 - 14:50
Tutorial Offering 9 Week(s) - 24, 26, 32 Mon 14:00 - 14:50
Tutorial Offering 10 Week(s) - 23 Mon 14:00 - 14:50
Tutorial Offering 10 Week(s) - 24, 26, 32 Mon 14:00 - 14:50
Tutorial Offering 11 Week(s) - 23 Mon 14:00 - 14:50
Tutorial Offering 11 Week(s) - 25, 29, 33 Mon 14:00 - 14:50
Tutorial Offering 12 Week(s) - 23 Mon 14:00 - 14:50
Tutorial Offering 12 Week(s) - 25, 29, 33 Mon 14:00 - 14:50
Tutorial Offering 13 Week(s) - 22, 24, 26, 32 Wed 10:00 - 10:50
Tutorial Offering 14 Week(s) - 23, 25, 29, 33 Wed 10:00 - 10:50
Tutorial Offering 15 Week(s) - 23 Mon 10:00 - 10:50
Tutorial Offering 15 Week(s) - 24, 26, 32 Mon 10:00 - 10:50
Tutorial Offering 16 Week(s) - 23 Mon 10:00 - 10:50
Tutorial Offering 16 Week(s) - 25, 29, 33 Mon 10:00 - 10:50
Tutorial Offering 17 Week(s) - 23, 25, 29, 33 Wed 12:00 - 12:50
Tutorial Offering 18 Week(s) - 22, 24, 26, 32 Wed 12:00 - 12:50
Spring