LAW3004S Commercial Law

Academic Year 2022/2023

This module will introduce students to the key principles of sales law in Singapore. In particular it will examine the definition of the contract of sale; the passage of risk and property; implied terms as to quality, description and sample; title disputes and the remedies available to both buyer and seller. The module will conclude with a brief examination on financing of sales contracts including retention of title and the creation of security over personal property.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this module students will be able to:
(a) Distinguish a contract of the sale of goods from other commonly encountered contracts;
(b) Identify common legal problems encountered in the sale of goods;
(c) Identify the rationale behind the rules of law encountered in the module;
(d) Apply the Sale of Goods Act to a range of practical scenarios.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Specified Learning Activities


Autonomous Student Learning






Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Students will attend classes for this module and have the opportunity to engage in active learning during these sessions. There will be in-class discussion and group work to analyse module concepts. Where appropriate, the module will incorporate case based learning 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations

Not applicable to this module.

Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Not applicable to this module.
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Examination: Examination 2 hour End of Trimester Exam No Graded No


Assignment: Main Assignment Varies over the Trimester n/a Graded No


Carry forward of passed components
Resit In Terminal Exam
Spring Yes - 2 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 is provided to students on all their submitted assessment components.

Name Role
Dr Noel McGrath Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Miss Clare Griffin Tutor
Rachel Sim Tutor
Chee Shong Tan Tutor
Charlene Tan Puay Koon Tutor
Siti Zarifah Tutor
Timetabling information is displayed only for guidance purposes, relates to the current Academic Year only and is subject to change.

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